Policy Updates

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Document Modified Date: 16/12/2016 11:03

Infection Control Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC34

Changes made to ensure the policy and procedure meets the requirements of the Health and Social Care Act 2008; Code of Practice on the prevention and control of infection for domiciliary care services.

Document Modified Date: 26/10/2016 08:53

Depression Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC46

The policy has been revised in accordance with the format of QCS policies. References have been made to legislation which reinforces the role of the Care Programme Approach in mental health services.

Document Modified Date: 21/10/2016 16:38

Safeguarding Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: CR03

Addition of emphasis on well-being and edit of content including addition of preventative steps, update of protected Characteristics and deletion of ISA reference. Update with Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 information. This policy has been converted to the new QCS format.

Document Modified Date: 14/10/2016 15:02

Choking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC78

This is a new policy and procedure. It formally defines the steps to take to identify when somebody is at risk of choking whilst eating, and it defines the actions to take, and who should be involved in the management when issues are identified.

Document Modified Date: 30/09/2016 13:39

Mental Capacity Act 2005 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: CR46

Converted to new QCS policy format, as well as adding a greater emphasis throughout on the decision specific nature of the Mental Capacity Act and its emphasis on finding the least restrictive option when making decisions for someone who lacks mental capacity.

Document Modified Date: 16/09/2016 11:40

Choice of Carer Gender Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: CR05

This policy has been converted into the new format. It has also been updated with the addition of ‘Best Interest Decision’ information throughout policy and additional legislation (this is not direct legislation, but does impact this policy).

Document Modified Date: 13/09/2016 12:23

Challenging Behaviour Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: CP05

References have been updated in this policy to reflect updated guidance from the Department of Health and National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Document Modified Date: 13/07/2016 10:26

Service Users with Communication Difficulties Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC31

Updated to reflect the new ‘Accessible Information Standard’, and the requirement to have systems implemented by 31st July 2016.

Expanded definition of communication difficulties, and reference has been made to the importance of communication in assessing a person’s mental capacity to make a particular decision. Converted to new policy format.

Document Modified Date: 06/01/2016 11:05

Restraint Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: CR17

The Restraint Policy and Procedure has been extensively updated with additional information regarding the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty.

Document Modified Date: 04/12/2015 13:44

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: CP04

Policy updated to include information regarding:
Fire Drills
Actions required before, during and after an Evacuation
Actions required prior to returning to premises
Records
Emergency Flowchart

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