Webinar: Understanding the HIQA Fire Safety Handbook

Each month HCI hold a complementary webinar for nursing homes, hosted by one of HCI’s Quality and Safety Specialists. This months webinar, hosted by Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical Officer at HCI was on “Understanding the HIQA Fire Safety Handbook” and was attended by over 120 nursing home professionals. Oonagh provided a background to the development of the HIQA Fire Safety Handbook, the types of fire safety issues identified by HIQA and details on the expansive fire safety requirements arising from the Handbook, specifically relating to Governance, resources, training and planning.

Webinar Recording

Webinar Podcast


Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical Officer, HCI

As Chief Technical Officer, Oonagh is responsible for the development of Quality and Safety Management Systems that effectively address organisational regulatory requirements while meeting business needs. Through her evaluation of emerging research, tools and technologies, Oonagh ensures that best-in-market techniques are utilised throughout HCI services.

Oonagh has been central to HCI’s work with regulatory bodies in the development of standards for key health and social care areas. Oonagh has substantial experience in the development and delivery of training programmes in the areas of Infection Prevention and Control, Risk Management, PIC Training for Nursing Homes, Internal Audit and Policy and Procedure Training. She also led out on the HCI Covid-19 Lookback Review Programme last year.

Oonagh has lectured extensively within NUIG and is a qualified ISO Lead Auditor.

HCI Care Tools Bundle Offer

HCI are offering a bundle offer on HCICareTools.com for the Fire Safety documents below:

  1. ES-AD-06 Fire Safety Management Audit Tool
  2. CE-032-NH Fire Safety Management Policy and Procedure
  3. CE-RF-020-NH Fire Safety Programme
  4. CE-RF-021-NH Fire Safety Assessment Register

The regular price for the four documents is €415 +vat. With the bundle offer you get the four documents for €250 + vat.

How to avail of the offer:

  • Go to: https://www.hcicaretools.com/docs/fire-safety/
  • Add all four documents to the cart.
  • Use coupon code firesafety at the checkout.
  • Offer valid until 14th May 2021.
  • All four documents must be purchased to avail of this discount.

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For more information contact info@hci.care or Phone +353 (0)1 6292559.