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HIQA Release 18 Inspection Reports, Including One On A Kildare Residential Centre.

: 10/13/2017 - 11:19

HIQA has published 18 reports on residential services for people with disabilities in Ireland including one in Kildare.

Reports found two centres operated by Nua Healthcare need improvements to ensure residents are safeguarded.

One centre operated by GALRO Ltd is required to take steps to addresses concerns in the area of health, safety and risk management.

While Moorehaven Centre is required to improve the quality and safety of care provided to be in line with the National Standards and regulations.

One unit at Gheel Austims Services in Maynooth was inspected in response to a reported safeguarding

HIQA found that "provider had taken responsive and timely action  to the concerns raised."

However, "the inspector found that there were insufficient staffing levels in the centre in order to meet the residents’ needs. "

The report may be viewed here

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