Policy Updates

Care Home without Nursing

Document Modified Date: 23/06/2017 14:27

Computer, Email and Internet Usage Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: AB28

Planned review of policy, changed to new format and updated to include
NMC guidelines for nurses around the use of social media. (2016). This policy also has a new reference code, it was previously AB07 but is now AB28.

Document Modified Date: 22/06/2017 17:49

Heat Wave Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC89

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.

Document Modified Date: 22/06/2017 14:34

Care Certificate Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: PR21

Content reviewed and policy updated to the new QCS policy format.

Document Modified Date: 20/06/2017 16:38

Sex and Sexuality Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: CR20

Expanded the policy to ‘personal relationships’, updated policy content including additions of information, and reporting to the police (explicit). Please note: If your system previously contained this policy under reference code CR32 or CR31, it has been changed to CR20.

Document Modified Date: 19/06/2017 13:52

Room Call Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Equipment Region: | Reference: ME04

A review of the existing room call system policy. Some elaboration in areas and reference to Medical device regulations added.

Document Modified Date: 14/06/2017 14:11

Supporting Independence in Personal Care Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC01

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.

Document Modified Date: 08/06/2017 16:54

Double Handed Hoist Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC85

New document to clarify double handed moving and handling within a care home with or without nursing.

Document Modified Date: 07/06/2017 15:53

Mental Health Act 1983 and Regulations 2008 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: CR12

The policy has been reviewed to comply with the new QCS format, and legal references have been updated.

Document Modified Date: 06/06/2017 16:11

Shared Parental Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: PA10

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.

Document Modified Date: 23/05/2017 16:51

Relationships at Work Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: PM18

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.

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