Mental Health Care Plan Management

Compliance management designed for mental health care planning

Mental Health Care Planning

  • Supports your CQC Compliance under The Care Act 2014 and The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2015
  • Fully Customised to your care home as required by the CQC
  • Save Time – How long would it take you to create and update 1740+ pages of mental health care planning and guidance?

Mental health care plan management that facilitates a move out of chronic care and back into the community where appropriate

Care plan management for mental health service providers that firmly integrates the need for re-ablement, independence and self-determination to ensure that service users do not experience unnecessary deprivation of liberty.

Mental health care planning must integrate a totally comprehensive approach to risk assessment. The rights of service users to live fulfilling, independent and productive lives is important however any risks associated with helping them achieve these objectives must be fully understood and mitigated.

How can QCS help?

QCS prioritises the process of care plan management for staff designing care plans. It provides the capability to enable interventions resulting from professional assessment to be integrated within the care plan, while involving the service user in the entire process.

Care planning with QCS care plan management solution puts expertly written policies and procedures online and in print at the disposal of staff that are tasked with designing care plans for mental health service users. This respects the rights of service users while ensuring comprehensive risk assessment.

QCS mental health care plan management planning pack is a robust source of information and provides all the required data recording formats. It allows investigations to be conducted and provides a strong substantiation for replying to legal challenges.

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Key documents for managing care planning for mental health include:

  • Care planning policy and procedure
  • Care plan formats

Selecting QCS for mental health care planning ensures that key considerations are not missed when designing care plans including self-medication, annual health checks, sexual health, health promotion; and legal and welfare system factors such as disability and benefits rights and court of protection or power of attorney.

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Sheila Scott OBE from National Care Association (NCA)

Latest Question

I work in a care home and our activities coordinator documents that people have been doing things that they haven’t done. He also documents things in the morning that aren’t happening until the afternoon. Is this legal or should I be reporting it to someone?

Hi Sheila,  I work in a care home and our activities coordinator documents that people have been doing things that they haven’t done. He also documents things in the morning that aren’t happening until the afternoon. Is this legal or should I be reporting it to someone?

 

  Hi Sheila,   Thank you for your question.   Any written record that details care or support provided to service users from staff must be factual and contemporaneous (e.g. written as close to the...

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Policy Updates

Updated: 19th February 2019

Illegal Drug Misuse in the Service User’s Home Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC104
Updated: 19th February 2019

Consumption of Alcohol Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR43
Updated: 19th February 2019

Distribution of Safety Alert Broadcasts, Rapid Response Reporting and Safety Notices Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: NIAB32
Updated: 19th February 2019

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: NIHS04
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