‘Ireland’s Best Homecare Provider’, that’s the title that Home Instead Senior Care could be laying claim to! Having beaten off stiff competition from hundreds of excellent Irish businesses in their bid to make the elite list of finalists, they are now making plans to attend the National Q Mark Awards on Friday 25th September in the Double Tree by Hilton hotel. The National Q Mark Awards are held annually by the proud Guardians of The Q Mark – Excellence Ireland Quality Association (EIQA).
The official announcement of this select list of finalists came yesterday from Ms. Irene Collins, EIQA’s Managing Director. Ms. Collins said that to be nominated for such an award serves as recognition that the services provided by a company far surpass current legislative requirements; that the team involved conduct their affairs with the customers’ best interests in mind, and most importantly, that the business itself is operating at the highest standard of performance in the country.
Awards schemes are about celebrating achievement and encouraging a sense of further improvement for all nominees. The Q Mark is recognised as a beacon of excellence, a standard which homecare providers are proud to display and their customers are happy to trust. The Q Mark has a staggering 87% recognition status amongst Irish consumers; it is a testament to this country’s appreciation for quality and excellence.
Excellence Ireland Quality Association
Tel: 01 660 4100
EIQA (Excellence Ireland Quality Association) has been the Irish National Quality Association since 1969. They currently audit the standards of thousands of organisations and businesses both in Ireland and Internationally.
EIQA is known as the ‘Guardian’ of The Q Mark and uses this brand to identify its various certifications, namely: The Q Mark for Hygiene & Food Safety, The Q Mark for Quality Management Systems, The Q Mark for Nursing Homes, The Q Mark for Leisure Centres, The Q Mark for Accessibility (ABLE) and The Q Mark for Environmental Awareness (The Green Q)
EIQA have a proven track record of auditing standards to the highest standard available in Ireland. They guarantee their customers an independent, professional, and consistent service which in turn guarantees the consumer that companies operating to Q Mark standards, operate at levels that far exceed current legislative requirements.
EIQA make a key contribution to organisations within the private and public services sectors, by operating through continuous improvement certification programmes. This ensures that 100% of their operations are being monitored for best practice 100% of the time and enables their customers to measure and achieve on-going business improvements results.
EIQA has a National audit team of qualified auditors who have extensive experience across a broad range of sectors and who undertake comprehensive quality assurance checks to maintain a consistently high audit standard.
For further information on EIQA, please log on to: www.qmark.ie