Policy Updates

Care Home (Mental Health over 18)

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Nutrition Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC24

The Nutritional Policy and Procedure has been updated to provide further clarification and assistance in meeting the nutrition care, treatment and support needs of your Service Users.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Care Communication and Information Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: QC03

Form attached to policy

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Supporting Independence with Shopping Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC28

This policy has been updated to ensure service users are enabled to develop life skills around being a consumer. This policy has been renamed, it was previously titled ”Personal Shopping Policy and Procedure”.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Quarantine and Barrier Nursing Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC47

NEW – A new policy to systemise the response to actual and potential infections which may be internal or external to the service, followed by barrier care procedures for the containment of actual infections.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

National Service Framework Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: QC12

Updated to be more in line with current government strategies on mental health.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Notice Periods Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: PC10

The Notice Periods Policy and Procedure has been updated to ensure compliance with the Employment Rights Act 1996, to assist you with managing the termination of an employee, as well as clarifications to improve user-friendliness.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Complaints, Suggestions and Compliments Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: QQ03

This policy has been updated to include additional guidance from the LGO complaints checklists.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Promoting Independence with Continence Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC08

This policy has been updated promote service user independence with continence. The policy has also been renamed. It was previously known as Continence Management Policy and Procedure.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Public Holidays Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: PA06

Updated to provide clarification for staff who may be required to work on a Public Holiday.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Staff Rota Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: PM09

This policy has been updated to include information on when young persons (aged 16-18) may provide personal care, staffing levels, and working during unsocial hours.

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