Core standards

The HDA Quality Assured scheme is based on a set of nine core standards.

These standards were identified in line with the experiences of people with Huntington's disease, their families and caregivers. They demonstrate requirements, adjustments and alterations needed for care homes to effectively reflect specialism in caring for people with Huntington’s.

They have also been shared with other professionals, care home providers and regulatory authorities to ensure that they are realistic, achievable and do not duplicate the work of other agencies involved in the monitoring of care standards.

The HDA Quality Assured core standards are as follows: