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Future Health- A Strategic Framework for Reform of the Health Service 2012- 2015

10.6.2012 Future Health – A Strategic Framework for Reform of the Health Service 2012 â?" 2015 The Programme for Government promises the most fundamental reform of our health services in the history of the State. Future Health – A Srategic Framework ...

Towards a Restraint Free Environment in Nursing Homes

10.3.2011 Towards a Restraint Free Environment in Nursing Homes Equality, fairness, respect, dignity, autonomy and participation are core values that underpin human rights. In residential care settings for older people we require that human rights are pos ...

National Standards for Pre-School Services

13.3.2010 National Standards for Pre-School Services Click here to download PDF 168KB 10.14655/771574-773781 Department of Health (Ireland) Education National Standards for Pre-School Services Click here to download PDF 168KB Service Frameworks & Stan ...

Standards for the Assessment of Need process under Part 2 of the Disability Act 2005Consultation Process

25.6.2007 Standards for the Assessment of Need process under Part 2 of the Disability Act 2005 In 2004, the Irish Government launched the National Disability Strategy as a framework of positive action measures to support the participation of people with d ...

Quality Assurance Standards for Symptomatic Breast Disease Services

25.6.2007 Quality Assurance Standards for Symptomatic Breast Disease Services People in Ireland have a right to expect that medical care be of good quality. They expect that standards of care are consistently high. They expect that access to care is easy, ...

National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People

25.7.2007 National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People The Health Information and Quality Authority (the Authority) is the statutory agency with responsibility for developing standards for health and social care services, with the exc ...

Framework for Corporate and Financial Governance for Agencies funded by the Department of Health and Children

3.4.2006 Corporate governance is the system by which organisations direct and control their functions and relate to their stakeholders in order to manage their business, achieve their mission and objectives and meet the necessary standards of accountabili ...

Framework for Corporate and Financial Governance for Regulatory Bodies under the aegis of the Department of Health and Children

3.4.2006 The document should be read as supplementary to existing requirements as set out both in statute â?" particularly legislation specific to your organisation, the Health Acts 1947-2004, Ombudsman Act, 1980, Data Protection Acts 1988 & 2003 ...

A Framework for Major Emergency Management

30.5.2006 Major emergency management is a key challenge and a priority issue for Government. Clearly, the world in which we live is constantly changing and we need to develop our major emergency management architecture to enable us to deal effectively wit ...

National Standards for Children's Residential Centres

10.6.2001 The Department of Health and Children and the Social Services Inspectorate in conjunction with representatives of the Health Boards have developed these National Standards for the inspection of childrenâ?Ts residential centres, both statutory an ...

A Framework for Quality in Long-Term Residential Care for Older People in Ireland

10.12.2000 The National Council on Ageing and Older People has long been concerned about the quality of long-term residential care for older people in Ireland. In 1986, its predecessor, the National Council for the Aged published “It’s Our Home”. The Qual ...

National Standards for Foster Care

26.6.2003 National Standards for Foster Care The vast majority of children in the care of the state now live with foster carers. A substantial number of these children are cared for by their extended family in relative foster care. Fostering services depe ...

Quality Standards for Services Promoting Mental and Emotional Wellbeing and Suicide Prevention

These standards will apply to all organisations providing mental & emotional wellbeing and suicide prevention services which are funded by the PHA. 10.14655/11971-770555 Public Health Agency Emotional wellbeing These standards will apply to all organi ...

Healthy Child, Healthy Future: A Framework for the Universal Child Health Promotion Programme in Northern Ireland- Pregnancy to 19 Years

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Child Health The First Minister and Deputy First Minister, through the OFMDFM Strategy, ‘our Children and Young People- our Pledge’, (2006), aim to improve the life chances for children an ...

Childminding and Day Care for Children Under Age 12

DHSSPS Child care services, Child health, Childminding The Minimum Standards for Day Care and Childminding for Children Under Age 12 have been developed to provide assurance of a consistent level of quality in these services, and also to ensure a consiste ...

New strategic Direction for Alcohol and Drugs: A Framework for Reducing Alcohol and Drugs Related Harm in Northern Ireland Phase 2, 2011- 2016

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Substance misuse Alcohol and drug misuse, and their related harms, cost our society hundreds of millions of pounds every year. However, this financial burden can neverfully describe the fu ...

Public Health Outcomes Framework 2013 to 2016

Department of Health Public health The Public Health Outcomes Framework Healthy lives, healthy people: Improving outcomes and supporting transparency sets out a vision for public health, desired outcomes and the indicators that will help us understand how ...

Health in All Policies Framework for Country Action

World Health Organization (WHO) Equity, Health equality, Social enviromenrt, Policy-making Many of the determinants of health and health inequities in populations have social and economic origins that are beyond the direct influence of the health sector a ...

Research Data e- Infrastructures: Framework for Action in H2020

European Commission (EC) Open Access publishing The emergence of data driven science reflects the increasing value of a range of observational, sensor, simulation, streaming and experimental data in every field of science. Data e- infrastructures link kno ...

NICE Quality Standards

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Health service standards NICE quality standards are a concise set of statements designed to drive and measure priority quality improvements within a particular area of care. NICE quality standar ...