Demonstrate your training compliance with Q-Pulse and HCI TrainScan

Dec 9, 2020

Introduction Continuous education and training are essential for all health and social care workers to ensure safe care and efficient practices that comply with policies, procedures and statutory…

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Incorporating Infection Prevention and Control into the Governance Model

Nov 11, 2020

Introduction COVID-19 has been an incredibly challenging time for nursing homes. Although many nursing homes had good functional systems in place, these systems were never really challenged to…

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HCI conducts an Unannounced Restrictive Practices Audit for Laurel Lodge Nursing Home

Oct 21, 2020

HCI was delighted to support Laurel Lodge Nursing Home by conducting an independent assessment of the restrictive practices at the nursing home. Speaking about the audit, Alan Hynes,…

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Enhancing your Infection Prevention and Control Measures

Oct 20, 2020

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges to the Nursing Home Sector. Long-Term Residential Care Facilities by nature tend to be congregated settings, where a vulnerable cohort…

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Why choose Q-Pulse Occurrence Reporting and Incident Management System?

Oct 19, 2020

Introduction Is your organisation looking to foster a culture of reporting and learning from incidents? When building a culture of safety, reporting and timely management of incidents is…

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The Benefits of an Independent Infection Prevention and Control Audit

Oct 13, 2020

Introduction Effective Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) practices are regarded as one of the most critical measures to preventing and controlling the transmission of infectious diseases such as…

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Improve your Document Management with Q-Pulse

Oct 6, 2020

Introduction In today’s environment where public health advice, legislation and guidance is constantly evolving and changing, having an electronic system to manage document control, particularly for policies and…

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HCI’s Quality and Safety of Care Assurance Programme supports compliance with the Quality Standard for Imaging (QSI)

Sep 28, 2020

Introduction The Quality Standard for Imaging (QSI), developed by the Royal College of Radiologists and The College of Radiographers, sets out the criteria that defines a quality imaging…

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HIQA release a COVID 19 Assurance Framework for Registered Providers

Sep 18, 2020

Introduction On 17th September 2020, the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) published COVID-19 – An assurance framework for registered providers – preparedness planning and Infection prevention and…

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World Patient Safety Day 2020

Sep 16, 2020

Introduction The 17th September 2020 is recognised globally as World Patient Safety Day. The overall objectives of World Patient Safety Day are to enhance global understanding of patient…

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