Quality and Standards Sub Committee


The Quality, Standards and Innovation Sub Committee advises the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies on international best practice in the development of services.  It also advises on quality management systems appropriate to disability settings.  The Quality Sub-Committee was centrally involved in advising the National Federation on the National Quality Standards on Residential Services for People with Disabilities, developed by HIQA, which have recently been launched.

The Quality, Standards and Innovation Sub Committee is chaired byAnna Shakespeare, Chief Executive, St. Michael's House. 

Click on the link  to access examples of documents and policies relevant to the forthcoming HIQA inspections and for HSE related documents and policies. 

Membership of Quality & Standards Sub-Committee 

Anna Shakespeare (Chair) – St. Michael’s House     
Aoife O'Toole - Dara
Bernie O Sullivan – COPE Foundation           
Brian O’ Donnell- National Federation of Voluntary Bodies,
Bernard O’Regan - Western Care Association     
Claire O’Dwyer - St. John of God’s                
Elaine Teague - St. Michael’s House    
Grainne Sexton - Gheel 
Jillian Sexton – National Federation of Voluntary Bodies     
Jodie Healy - Brothers of Charity Roscommon         
Mary Barrett - National Federation of Voluntary Bodies 
Marie Linehan - Kerry Parents & Friends Association          
Margaret Glacken - Brothers of Charity Roscommon
Mary McGrath - Carriglea Services  
Michelle Doyle  - Daughters of Charity Services
Roger Greengrass - Waterford Intellectual Disability Association
Sheila Buckley Byrne - St. Hilda’s      
Stephanie Downes - SOS Kilkenny  
Teresa Mallon - SJOG
Tom Hughes - Western Care Association             

Further Information

For further information please contact Jillian Sexton, National Federation of Voluntary Bodies, Tel: 091-792316 or by email at jillian.sexton@fedvol.ie 


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