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Nutritional standards for other food and drinks in schools: A guide for implementation

Health Promotion Agency Government programme to promote healthier food choices for school going children This publication details the nutritional standards for other food and drinks in schools that all grant-aided schools adhere to. It explains why the nu ...

Obesity and the Economy: From Crisis to Opportunity

Ludwig D.S., and Pollack, H.A. Article on obesity and the economy The onset of a major recession places the economic correlates of obesity into sharp relief. Even in good economic times, obesity imposes great financial burden on society in the form of hig ...

Environmental Cleanliness Standard

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) ENVIRONMENT, INFECTION CONTROL, PREVENTION There is a system in place which ensures that all HSS Trusts meet the requirements of the Regional Strategy for Improving the Standard of Environme ...

Food Hygiene Standard

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) FOOD, FOOD HYGIENE, HYGIENE, LEGISLATION All catering management, food handlers and HPSS premises from which food is sourced, stored, prepared or served, complies with the current food safet ...

National Hygiene Services Quality Review 2008: Standards and Criteria

Health information and Quality Authority (HIQA) HYGIENE, INFECTION CONTROL The aim of the review is to promote continuous improvement in the area of hygiene services within healthcare settings. This review is one important part of the ongoing process of r ...

National Quality Standards: Residential Services for People with Disabilities

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) ENVIRONMENT, QUALITY OF LIFE, RESIDENTIAL CARE The Health Information and Quality Authority is the independent Authority responsible for driving continuous improvements in Ireland’s health and social care se ...

National Standards for Residential Care- for Children

Department of Health and Children HEALTH SERVICES, QUALITY OF LIFE, RESIDENTIAL CARE, CHILDREN'S RESIDENQIAL ENTRE The Department of Health and Children and the Social Services Inspectorate in conjunction with representatives of the Health Service Ex ...

National Standards for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infections

Health Information and Quality Authority INFECTION CONTROL, PREVENTION, HYGIENE The Health Information and Quality Authority (the Authority) is the independent statutory body with responsibility for developing and monitoring compliance with national stand ...

National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for older people in Ireland

Health Information and Quality Authority ENVIRONMENT, HEALTHCARE AND HEALTH SERVICES, OLDER PEOPLE, QUALITY OF LIFE, RESIDENTIAL CARE The standards are a significant milestone for the protection of the rights of older people in residential care settings a ...

Standard: Environmental Management

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland All tasks and processes that pose an environmental risk are managed to minimise any negative impact on the environment This standard is based on the requirements set out in the Inte ...

Standards for Irish Healthcare Library and information Services

Health Sciences Libraries Group (HSLG), Library Association of Ireland Standards for the provision of healthcare libraries and information services This is the 2nd edition of the Standards for Irish healthcare library and information services. Work practi ...

Nursing Home Minimum Standards

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Minimum standards for nursing homes This document sets out minimum standards for Nursing Homes. The standards specify the arrangements, facilities and procedures that need to be in place and implemen ...

Residential Care Home Minimum Standards

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Minimum standards for residential care homes This document sets out minimum standards for Residential Care Homes. The standards specify the arrangements, facilities and procedures that need to be in ...

Domicilary Care Agencies Minimum Standards

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety DOMICILIARY SERVICE, HEALTH SERVICES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT, QUALITY STANDARD This document sets out minimum standards for providers of a range of services that support a person in their own home. The ...

Nursing Agencies Minimum Standards

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Minimum standards for nursing agencies This document sets out minimum standards for Nursing Agencies providing services to both adults and children in all spectrums of health care delivery including ...

Quality Standards for Health and Social Care

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health and social care quality standards This document sets out clearly for the public, service users and carers, and those responsible for the commissioning, planning, delivery, and review of servic ...

National Quality Assurance Standards for Symptomatic Breast Disease Services

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) BREAST CANCER, BREAST DISEASE, MEDICAL TREATMENT, QUALITY STANDARD This report relates to the general requirements for patient care in the setting of the breast centre and the physical and administrative fac ...

Draft National Quality Standards for Residential and Foster Care Services for Children and Young People

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) CHILD, CHILD ABUSE, CHILD CARE, SOCIAL CARE, SOCIAL SERVICES, YOUNG PEOPLE The Health Information and Quality Authority is the independent organisation set up by law in charge of improving health services an ...

National Standards for Special Care Units

Department of Health and Children CHILD CARE, CHILD WELFARE, LEGISLATION, QUALITY STANDARD, SAFETY, SPECIAL CARE UNIT The 1999 Childrens Bill legislates for the granting of Special Care Orders by the Courts where “the behaviour of the child is such that i ...

Children's book about Foster Care (2003)

Department of Health and Children Foster Care A book for children about growing up in foster care and standards for foster care. Chronic Conditions http://www.childrensdatabase.ie/documents/publications/The_Childrens_Book_about_Foster_Care.pdf © Governmen ...