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Health Information and Quality Authority. (2020) COVID 19: An assurance framework for registered providers - preparedness planning and Infection prevention and control measures. Dublin: HIQA.

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This assurance framework has been developed against the National Standards for infection prevention and control in community settings.  This framework builds on the already published contingency planning assessment and assurance programmes. The framework comprises of a guidance, self-assessment tool and quality improvement template. 

This framework aims to assist registered providers to focus on critical aspects of care so that they can be assured of the efficacy of:

  • Their infection prevention and control governance and management arrangements,
  • their preparedness and contingency plans,
  • their staffing arrangements,
  • the knowledge and confidence of staff in implementing infection prevention and control measures,
  • their audit and review arrangements.
Item Type
Report
Publication Type
Irish-related, Guideline, Report, Web Resource
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
General / Comprehensive, Treatment method, Screening / Assessment
Date
17 September 2020
Pages
47 p.
Publisher
HIQA
Corporate Creators
Health Information and Quality Authority
Place of Publication
Dublin
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