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Update on Review of HIQA Inspection Reports on Publically Funded Designated Residential Centres for Older People
The ONMSD is carrying out a National Review of HIQA inspection reports on publically funded designated centres for older people. This review of a sample of published HIQA reports is almost complete. All content analyses of the data have been completed, the results have been written up, and the remainder of the report is currently being written up. This is a national review, and the overall aim is to inform the strategic plan of the ONMSD in relation to how the NMPDUs and CNMEs can support staff through the provision of education and training in residential care centres for older people to comply with the ‘The National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland’ (HIQA 2009). The aims of the review are:
A steering group with representatives from all HSE areas is overseeing the project. For further information contact: Patrick Glackin, Interim Area Director, HSE West (Chairperson), Email: patrick.glackin@hse.