Policy Updates

Care Home (Learning Disability)

Document Modified Date: 10/12/2020 11:48

COVID-19 Testing Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: CC94

This policy details the COVID-19 testing process to be undertaken by a service. It has been reviewed and updated to include reference to visitor testing and for staff to refer to the Re-opening to Visitors During COVID-19 Policy and Procedure. References also updated and a new one included.

Document Modified Date: 01/12/2020 17:21

Register of Other Interests Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: AB60

New: This new policy will support a service to manage any conflicts of interest effectively. It contains a register that must be completed by staff should any conflicts exist.

Document Modified Date: 24/11/2020 16:14

Corporate Social Responsibility Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Administration Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: QA10

New: This is a new policy relating to the ethical, social and ecological responsibilities that the provider aligns to its business model which impact beyond the service.

Document Modified Date: 17/08/2020 10:08

Oxygen Saturation Monitoring Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: CC113

This policy has been reviewed and now includes reference from NHS England and the specified number of pulse oximeters that should be available in care homes for safe management of service users during COVID-19. This is now discussed in section 4.2 and 5.7. Additional further reading resources also added.

Document Modified Date: 30/06/2020 17:13

Fire Safety Audit – Environment

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: QQ54

This document is part of the new suite of Quality Audits.

Document Modified Date: 22/06/2020 17:02

Resident of the Day Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC124

New: This is a new policy that details how ‘Resident Of The Day’ can be used to ensure that service users are offered a meaningful opportunity for a care review and to feedback on the service provided. This policy includes a form that can be used to evidence completion of the ‘Resident Of The Day’.

Document Modified Date: 09/06/2020 15:59

Advance Care Planning Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: CR69

This policy outlines how to support a service user with an Advance Care Plan, detailing their wishes and preferences. It has been updated in light of Max and Keira’s Law in relation to organ donation and a new ‘Further Reading’ reference has been added that staff should familiarise themselves with.

Document Modified Date: 15/05/2020 11:35

Mini Mock Inspection – COVID19 Quality Audit

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: MIGM01

Managing the impact of COVID-19 and making sure you continue to provide Safe, Caring, Effective, Responsive and Well-led services is challenging. In response to the recognition that there are multiple demands on your time, we have created a mini mock inspection to help you evidence that your services are still compliant with the CQC requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Document Modified Date: 31/07/2017 16:49

Social Networking Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: AB26

This policy updates the Social Networking Policy and Procedure and converts it into the new policy format. The policy has been tightened up to make sure the sanctions for non-compliance are clear.

Document Modified Date: 21/07/2017 11:42

First Aid Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: PM01

Policy re-written in the new QCS Policy format, more detail included on first aid qualifications and the responsibilities of the service.

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