Standards and Quality Assurance Division
One of the core functions of the Mental Health Commission under the Mental Health Act, 2001 is “to promote, encourage and foster the establishment and maintenance of high standards and good practices in the delivery of mental health services”.
The main responsibility of the Standards and Quality Assurance Division is to work closely with all relevant stakeholders to ensure that high standards and best practices are achieved in Ireland’s mental health services. The implementation and maintenance of high standards is for the benefit of all involved in the mental health services but particularly service users.
The Standards and Quality Assurance Division fulfills its mandate by:
The division is committed to:
|Developing standards and promoting best practices that are evidence based;|
|Consulting with a wide range of stakeholders to inform its work; and|
|Making information available in a number of accessible formats, including plain English and easy-to-read publications.|