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Entries Tagged as 'HIQA'

Disabling healthcare

October 14th, 2013 · Comments Off on Disabling healthcare · Disability, Social Policy

The circumstances surrounding the deaths of Grainne Daly and Bernard Wright were reported last week and should be remembered for years to come. Unfortunately I fear that they may soon be forgotten. Both had disabilities and both had families who fought hard to get clarity regarding their treatment and cause of death. Grainne’s family had […]


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Draft Disability Residential Standards published

October 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on Draft Disability Residential Standards published · Disability, Equality, Social Policy

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) ┬áhave begun a period of consultation on draft standards for residential services for children and adults with disabilities. This is the second time there has been consultation on standards in this area with the previous draft published in 2009 without implementation. HIQA say that the standards set out […]


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