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Guide and framework to Regulation 27 – Protection against Infection (DCD)

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This assessment judgment framework provides information on how providers of designated centres for persons (Children and Adults) with disabilities will be assessed against Regulation 27: Protection against infection in the Health Act 2007 (Care and support of residents in designated centres for persons (Children and Adults) with disabilities) Regulations 2013.
Regulation 27 requires registered providers to ensure that procedures, consistent with the National Standards for infection prevention and control in community services, published by HIQA, are implemented by staff.  

This assessment judgment framework for regulation 27 is in line with HIQA’s established Authority Monitoring Approach (AMA) and the Health Act 2007, as amended.

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