Guidance on mandatory training for providers of care in regulated services

Author:
REGULATION AND QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY
Publisher:
Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority
Publication year:
2010
Pagination:
23p.
Place of publication:
Belfast

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to Regulation and Quality Improvement (RQIA) inspection staff, and to registered managers and providers of services regulated by RQIA, providing advice on the types of mandatory training programmes that would assist organisations in meeting legislative requirements as outlined in Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) regulations and standards. This guidance sets out the recommended frequency of training and the staff grade/level to which it ought to be directed. The document is organised by the various services within the regulated sector: nursing homes; residential care homes; day care settings; children’s homes; residential family centres; domiciliary care agencies; and adult placement agencies.

Subject terms:
home care, nursing homes, older people, regulation, residential care, residential child care, shared lives schemes, staff development, standards, training, care homes;
Content type:
practice guidance
Location(s):
Northern Ireland
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