Care Home (Mental Health over 18)
This is a new policy. The policy covers the giving of references both once a member of staff has left and during employment when other types of references may be required e.g. financial, etc.
A new policy to ensure that the service understands the risks to Service Users and staff during hot weather and are able to take steps to reduce those risks.
Content reviewed and policy updated to the new QCS policy format.
A review of the existing room call system policy. Some elaboration in areas and reference to Medical device regulations added.
The policy has been updated to clarify how providers must meet the expectations of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 when personal care is given in the absence of capacity to consent to it. Updated to the new QCS policy format.
New document to clarify double handed moving and handling within a care home with or without nursing.
The policy has been reviewed to comply with the new QCS format, and legal references have been updated.
The policy has been converted into the new policy format. The policy attempts to simplify, as far as possible, the shared parental leave scheme. As it is a very complex topic, referrals to additional guidance are also included.
This is a new policy. It governs how relationships between family members and partners who work at the service are managed to ensure that there is no favourable treatment for the individual with the personal relationship or unfavourable treatment of other staff.
The policy has been converted to the new policy format. The policy references the Infection Control Policy and Procedure and governs the interaction between the two policies.