Recognising and Responding to Allegations of Abuse

75.00 (ex VAT)

All residents have the right to protection from abuse, the residential home should take action to ensure the safety of residents from all forms of abuse and neglect. This policy details how the residential home can recognise, report and respond to allegations of abuse.

This policy has been updated to incorporate HIQA’s Safeguarding assessment judgement framework for designated centres for older people.

Last updated 01/07/2024.

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This Policy and Procedure is a requirement of Schedule 5 under the Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents) and is in line with HIQA National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland and the Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation Standards for Long Term Care and evidence based best practice.

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