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Crushing Guide for Oral Medications for Residential Aged Care

Waitemata DHB has released a guide for crushing oral medications for residents with swallowing difficulties in residential aged care. We know those of you that work in aged care may be interested in this. Please click on the pdf link below to read and download the document. If you have any queries about the content of the document, please contact Waitemata DHB directly. Crushing Guide for Oral Medications  

May 27th, 2016|Categories: Client Information|

DAA Group Seminars July 2016

We are thrilled to be able to confirm the speakers for the July seminars in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland - Quality Improvement in Healthcare Services – What makes a difference? Gillian Bohm Gillian is the principal advisor, quality improvement for The Health Quality & Safety Commission. She has extensive experience in quality improvement, patient safety and innovation. Her previous work has included the development of the initial New Zealand improving quality strategy, the national credentialing framework, the national health and disability sector standards and the Quality Improvement Committee’s national quality improvement programmes. Gillian will provide the international and national strategy that [...]

May 11th, 2016|Categories: Quality Seminars|

ISO 9001:2008 has been updated to ISO 9001:2015

Information about the changes and the three year transition process for clients who use this standard Information on the changes can be found on Google here: iso.org/iso/iso9001_revision Watch this space for Information about what the significant changes have been The transition process If you wish to discuss please call Janice on 03 928 1641  

April 12th, 2016|Categories: Client Information|

Quality Seminars – July Series Focus on Quality

We are proud to advise that planning for the July Seminar series is in the advanced stages now.  The seminars will be held in the following locations: Wellington Monday 25th July (Amora Hotel) Christchurch Tuesday 26th July  (Commodore Hotel) Auckland Friday 29th July (Novotel Auckland Airport) The theme of the seminars in July is Quality Improvement in Healthcare Services – What Influences Quality? We are delighted to have a senior representative from the Health, Quality and Safety Commission present on this interesting topic.  She will also be joined by a quality practitioner talking about developing a culture of quality in [...]

April 1st, 2016|Categories: Quality Seminars|

DAA Group Quality Seminars – March 2016

We are looking forward to seeing you at our seminars next week. The theme is clinical excellence with the spotlight on Pressure Injury (PIs) – prevention and management. We hope to see you there! Just a quick tip about car parking at each of the venues. Christchurch - Free parking at the venue. Wellington - Covered parking next door to Amora Hotel at James Smith Carpark, 148-152 Wakefield Street. Early bird parking is $11 (in before 10am and out before 7pm). Otherwise there is limited valet parking at Amora Hotel for $25. Auckland - Free parking for attendees at carpark A (short term, [...]

March 4th, 2016|Categories: Quality Seminars|

Pressure Injury Care Experts

Paula McKinnel Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) – Wound Care, Capital and Coast DHB Paula’s registered nursing experience spans over 22 years, with her wound care journey commencing in 1997 whilst working on a busy plastic surgical ward in London. She started her career as a clinical nurse specialist – tissue viability in London in 2002 and returned to New Zealand in 2004 to MidCentral DHB as the CNS- Wound Care. She has moved around a little since then to settle at Capital & Coast DHB. She completed a BSc (Hons) in Tissue Viability in the UK and Masters in Nursing on [...]

February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Quality Seminars|