Webinar: Summarising the HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes from Quarter One
This webinar was hosted by Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical Officer at HCI. Oonagh presented a summary of the HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes from Quarter One 2021. Oonagh’s presentation was based on the findings summarised in HCI’s latest Report the Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Designated Centres for Older People. The key high risk areas trending in the inspection findings are around Governance & Management, Fire Precautions, Infection Control, Premises and Training & Staff 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.
Download a copy of the Report
Click here to download a copy of HCI’s Report the Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Designated Centres for Older People during December 2020 to March 2021.