Webinar: Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes from November 2022 to January 2023
HCI held this webinar to discuss the findings of HCI’s latest Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Nursing Homes during November 2022 to January 2023.
The aim of this webinar is to:
- Identify areas of good practice within HIQA inspection findings.
- Identify and understand the high risk areas trending in HIQA inspection findings.
The key high risk areas trending in the inspection findings are around Fire Precautions, Governance and Management, Records, Premises, Residents’ Rights, Infection Control and Training and Staff Development.
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Webinar: Summarising the HIQA Inspection Findings from November 2022 to January 2023
This webinar summarises the trends in findings from HIQA inspection reports of nursing homes during November 2022 to January 2023.
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.
Lisa McGrane, Best Practice Specialist, HCI
As a Best Practice Specialist, Lisa is responsible for generating Quality and Safety Management frameworks, for national and international health and social care organisations. The frameworks include compliance with regulatory and accreditation bodies, including but not limited to, HIQA, JCI, ISQua and best practice in general.
As part of her role, Lisa also provides information and analysis on current trends, new documentation and inspection reports in relevant areas to support the Quality and Safety expertise. This includes the development of the quarterly Summary of HIQA Inspection Findings in Designated Centres for Older People.
Lisa has over four years of international and national experience working as a Radiation Therapist in both public and private hospitals. In her role as a Radiation Therapist, Lisa gained valuable clinical experience with a focus on implementing new technologies and incident management.