Webinar: Practical Guidance for Policy and Procedure Development
Policies and procedures are fundamental to the provision of a safe and high-quality service. They ensure compliance with standards and regulations, create systematic processes, provide guidance to staff and assist with decision making.
To support nursing homes in this area, HCI held a webinar to provide practical guidance around policy and procedure development.
The aim of this webinar is to:
- Provide an Overview of Policies and Procedures.
- Understand the Key Applicable Legislation and Regulation.
- Discuss the HIQA Inspection Findings in relation to Policies and Procedures.
- Illustrate a Model for Planning and Development of Comprehensive Policies and Procedures.
- Clarify the requirements for Document Control and Change Management.
Webinar: Policy and Procedure Development
This webinar provides practical guidance around policy and procedure development.
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.