Policy Updates

Care Home (Mental Health over 18)

Document Modified Date: 27/03/2015 09:58

Use of Hidden Cameras Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: QQ15

NEW: A new policy to guide services in complying with legal requirements and CQC guidance on the use of hidden cameras.

Document Modified Date: 18/03/2015 08:39

Impact Assessment of Policy Implementation Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: QQ14

A new policy and procedure which lays out the best practice methods for implementing new and updated QCS Policies and Procedures.

Document Modified Date: 09/03/2015 09:51

Sex and Sexuality Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: CR32

This policy has been revised to incorporate issues of capacity and consent with regard to recent mental capacity and sexual offences legislation, and to incorporate more recent guidance on sexuality and intimate relationships in care homes.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2015 10:43

Catering Hazard Analysis (HACCP) Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: KH02

This policy has been updated to include details of the risks of allergic reactions.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2015 08:33

Menu Choice Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: KC07

Procedure updated to include menu creation and management as per the Food Allergen Policy and Procedure.

Document Modified Date: 20/02/2015 08:00

Disabled Workers Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Equality & Disability Region: | Reference: PE06

Substantially updated to reflect current legislation. Also added are reminders to employees about their responsibilities and additional information about legislation that will be helpful to both employer and employee.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2015 11:12

Purchasing Policy and Procedure

Administration Finance Region: | Reference: AF02

Updated to include details regarding purchasing foods and reference to the new Food Allergens Policy and Procedure.

Document Modified Date: 18/02/2015 13:58

Food Allergens Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: KC10

NEW: A new policy to meet the requirements of a new Food Information for Consumer Regulation. The policy contains “Action required” points to guide the user through the changes in procedure required in other areas of the QCS management system. Other documents are being modified to suit.

Document Modified Date: 27/01/2015 11:02

Workplace Environment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: HS07

This policy has been updated to include additional areas of the general working environment that should be managed in order to ensure compliance with legislation.

Document Modified Date: 27/01/2015 09:49

Bristol Stool Scale Recording Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: CP23

NEW: A new policy covering the use of the Bristol Stool Scale chart, describing how to integrate the observations within the QCS Care Planning System.

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