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RQIA is here to help you make the right decisions for the people in your care.

Guidance for Service Providers (Care Homes and Domiciliary Care Agencies)

Guidance for Service Providers (All Other Services)

  • For all other services operating during this time, you can still contact RQIA's Inspector for your service, call our Duty Desk on 028 9536 1990, or email: info@rqia.org.uk
  • You  can also find the latest guidance from The Department of Health at:  www.health-ni.gov.uk/coronavirus 

Guidance for the Public

Covid 19 - Lessons Learned

RQIA recently surveyed a range of health and social care providers to help examine our response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and take on board learning.  You can access a copy of a presentation outlining the results from this survey here: RQIA Covid-19 Response - Lessons Learned Report

Covid 19 - Impact on Care Homes in NI (February - July 2020)

This report provides an overview of the impact of COVID-19 on care homes across Northern Ireland during the initial pandemic period (February to July 2020).  You can access a copy of the report here: The Impact of COVID-19 on Care Homes in Northern Ireland (Feb-July 2020)