Inspections will be both announced and unannounced and will:
- focus on outcomes for service users
- provide clearer information
to the public about a home's quality of service
- reinforce providers' responsibility for quality through self-assessment
inspections resources on those poor quality services where improvement is most needed.
HIQA inspection reports will be available for public viewing and there is a great opportunity for care homes to prove that
they provide the best quality of care.
is larger potential for damage to a care home’s reputation if consistent and high quality care is not provided.
The responsibility for the achievement, consistent maintenance and improvement to meet and exceed the minimum standards
is firmly placed on the care home. Failure to comply with the standards can result in the loss of registration.
QC3 recognize the
importance of quality in care and can support your efforts to meet and exceed both the legal standards and your own personal