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Guidance on Mandatory Training for Providers of Care in Regulated Services

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) CHILD HEALTH, DAY CARE, NURSING HOME, RESIDENTIAL CARE, TRAINING The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to RQIA inspection staff, and to registered managers and providers of services reg ...

Staffing Guidance for Nursing Homes

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Baseline staffing requirements for any nursing home setting The following staffing guidelines are the baseline staffing requirements for any nursing home setting. Nurse Managers must, in the interest ...

Staffing Guidance for Residential Care Homes

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) bBaseline staffing requirements for a residential care home setting The following staffing guidelines are the baseline staffing requirements for a residential care home setting. Managers must, in the ...

Guidance for Developing a Statement of Purpose

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) COMMUNITY, NURSING HOME, PATIENT, RELIGION, RESIDENTIAL CARE On 1 April 2005 The Nursing Homes Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 and The Residential Care Homes Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 c ...

Template for Visits by a Registered Provider or Designated Person to a Nursing Home or Residential Care Home

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Nursing homes Registered providers are responsible for monitoring the quality of service provided in their nursing and residential care homes.   Where the registered provider of a nursing or resident ...

Evaluation of the Management of medicines in domicilary Care Agencies

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Domiciliary Care Agency, Regulations, Medicine, Management, Nursing Since the regulation of domiciliary care agencies by RQIA commenced, there has been a growing awareness of the challenges facing th ...

Walk Leader training manual

The Walking for Health programme was established in 2001 and continues to be an integral part of Government policy to address the health and wellbeing of the population in Northern Ireland. The programme is delivered through HSC Trusts across Northern Ire ...

Cochrane Training, Short Courses Guidance Notes 2011

Guidance Notes for Training Courses on Conducting Systematic Reviews, 2011. Public Health Agency Systematic reviews Guidance Notes for Training Courses on Conducting Systematic Reviews, 2011. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.publichealthagency.or ...

A Healthier Future: A Strategic Framework for Respiratory Conditions

10.14655/799178-4542 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Framework for the prevention of respiratory disease In Northern Ireland in 2002-03, there were almost 30,000 admissions to hospital for respiratory conditions utilizing ...

Workplace policy and management practices to improve the health and wellbeing of employees

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Workplace, Sfety, Employee, Employer, Safety, Health This guideline makes recommendations on improving the health and wellbeing of employees, with a particular focus on organisational culture and co ...

Prevention and Control Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) National Clinical Guideline No. 2

5.6.2013 Prevention and Control Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) National Clinical Guideline No. 2   Click here to download National Clinical Guideline – MRSA  PDF 1MB Click here to download National Clinical Guideline – MRSA (Summary) ...

DoH Guidance on the Transfer of Patients Detained under Mental Health Legislation between Hospitals in Northern Ireland and Great Britain

DoH Guidance on the Transfer of Patients Detained under Mental Health Legislation between Hospitals in Northern Ireland and Great Britain Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Mental health and learning disabilities DoH Guidance on ...

Drug misuse in over 16s: psychosocial interventions.

. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Drug treatment This guideline covers using psychosocial interventions to treat adults and young people over 16 who have a problem with or are dependent on opioids, stimulants or cannabis. It aims to r ...

Hepatitis C screening. National clinical guideline no. 15. Summary.

This Summary National Clinical Guideline is relevant to all healthcare professionals, healthcare managers and policy makers working with those at increased risk of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The guideline will also be of value to both statutory an ...

Health and social responses to drug problems: a European guide.

. European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction Substance Misuse This guide and the associated package of online materials provides a reference point for planning or delivering health and social responses to drug problems in Europe. The most appr ...

Improvement knowledge and skills guide. Development Assessment Tool for all staff.

. Health Service Executive Learning, Skills The purpose of the guide is to: 1. Assist individuals to self assess their: current knowledge and skills in relation to improvement learning and development needs for current or future roles 2. Assist hospital gr ...

General Palliative Care Guidance for Control of Pain in Patients with Cancer (PDF 56 KB)

General Palliative Care Guidelines 10.14655/799178-801039 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Cancer patient care This document is intended to be a practical clinical guideline for the control of pain in patients with cancer. Its targe ...

Tackling Fuel Poverty in Europe: Recommendations Guide for Policy Makers

European Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency Project (EPEE) Guide for tackling fuel poverty This guide has been produced within the European project EPEE, “European Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency”, winning project of the “Intelligent Energy for Europe” ...

A Guide to Social Return on Investment

Cabinet Office and Office of the Third Sector Social factor, Environmental factor, Economic value The Office of the Third Sector (OTS) and the Scottish Government recognise that demonstrating added social, economic and environmental value is important for ...

Falls and Fractures: Effective interventions in health and social care

Department of Health FALL, FRACTURE, INJURY, OLDER PEOPLE, PREVENTION This document sets out four key interventions that commissioners, working across health and social care, should consider in the context of local services for falls, falls prevention and ...