Policy Updates

Care Home (Mental Health over 18)

Document Modified Date: 05/08/2014 15:21

Door Access Restrictions Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: HR05

Additional direction has been added regarding how to proceed if you have concerns that locking doors in the home may be depriving people of their liberty.

Document Modified Date: 23/07/2014 15:21

Catheter Care Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC75

NEW: This a new policy developed to set out good practice for the management of catheter systems.

Document Modified Date: 23/07/2014 13:22

Child Protection Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: AR01

This policy has been updated to comply with safe practice where children visit a registered premise or the service user’s own home.

Document Modified Date: 24/06/2014 11:39

Job Description – Apprentice Carer

Human Resources Job Descriptions Region: | Reference: PJ38

NEW: A new job description has been added to give details of the main functions and duties of an Apprentice Carer.

Document Modified Date: 24/06/2014 09:24

Apprenticeship Agreement Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: PR20

NEW: A new policy providing an Apprenticeship Agreement, in line with recent legislation.

Document Modified Date: 17/06/2014 14:33

Resuscitation Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: CP07

This policy has been revised to incorporate guidance regarding best interests decisions where service users lack mental capacity and advance decisions and advance directives regarding life-sustaining treatment in the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

Document Modified Date: 17/06/2014 13:41

Management of Medical Devices Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC73

NEW: A new policy setting out the principle responsibilities of Providers to manage medical devices in accordance with current MHRA guidelines.

Document Modified Date: 27/05/2014 17:48

Supporting Independence with Holidays Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC74

NEW: This policy was created to assist you with supporting service users to undertake holidays.

Document Modified Date: 15/05/2014 14:01

Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: PR03

Updated to include additional information pertaining to the “Standards of conduct, performance and ethics” published by the HCPC.

Document Modified Date: 12/05/2014 15:27

Cooperating with Other Providers Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: CP22

NEW: New policy setting out the policy and procedures required to promote coordination and information transfer between service providers, whether as part of a multi provider service, or on transfer between one service and another. The document gathers together some procedures which occur elsewhere in the QCS system.

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