We provide expert reviews which can take the form of audits and gap analyses.
Gap analyses are detailed forensic style examinations of services. They determine the gap between an organisations current practices and levels of compliance with their vision of where they want to be, including policies, procedures, HIQA requirements and national & international best practice.
A gap analysis is different than an audit because it takes into consideration not just the current state of affairs, but also the future hopes and allows for a plan to get there.
We have designed a set of Gap Analysis Tools which sets out the Future Desired State for organisations who wish to become services of excellence. In preparing our tools, we have researched best practice initiatives at both national and international levels, including HIQA standards.
Once an organisation commissions us to do so we can review their current state which helps us to identify the detail of what is in place. Our focus is wide, including reviewing: