The Dublin Region Homeless Executive is provided by Dublin City Council as the lead local authority in the response to homelessness in Dublin
and adopts a shared service approach across South Dublin County Council, Fingal County Council and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

Organisational Standards

Quality Standards for Organisational Standards

 

Vision

 

The vision for all organisations is that they are enjoyable, supportive and empowering to work in, have a clear sense of direction and commitment to providing a high quality, effective and efficient service to meet the needs and aspirations of service users.

 

Purpose

 

The role of organisations is to provide services and interventions which will ensure that the needs of the target group are met in an effective, efficient and responsive manner.

 

Quality Standards

 

All organisations working with homeless people should aim to achieve the following best practice standards:

 

Planning and Review

 

  1. Planning
  2. Evaluation
  3. Research
  4. Contributing to public policy

 

Human Resources

 

  1. Staff recruitment
  2. Staff training
  3. Managing staff
  4. Managing and developing volunteers

 

Health and Safety

 

  1. Health and safety at work
  2. Fire safety
  3. Food hygiene

 

General

 

  1. Participation and consultation
  2. Co-ordination with other agencies
  3. Record keeping
  4. Funding