Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Designated Centres for Older People completed during August to October 2018

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Introduction

This report by HCI highlights the trends in inspection findings, those being ‘Compliant’ and ‘Not Compliant’ as detailed by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) in reports for residential care settings for older people. The inspections were against the requirements as outlined in the following:


Summary of Findings

HCI completed a review of fifteen (15) randomly selected HIQA Inspection Reports. All inspections were completed during August 2018 to October 2018. The review highlighted that Regulation 17 Premises had findings that carried a Not Complaint Red Risk. Issues identified under these Regulations included:

Other areas recognised as requiring improvement included:


Areas of Good Practice

An area of good practice was identified in relation to Regulation 20: Information for Residents (100% Services Compliant of the 5 Services reviewed against this Regulation) and Regulation 32: Notification of Absence (100% Services Compliant of the 5 Services reviewed against this Regulation).

The following Regulations were not inspected in the reports reviewed and were therefore not included in the analysis:


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