Policy Updates

Domiciliary Care (Health)

Document Modified Date: 13/03/2018 08:43

Management and Prevention of Violence at Work Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Administration Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: QQ17

Policy reviewed and amended to reflect changes in current legislation and best practice. Updated to the new QCS format and reflecting CQC and other stakeholder requirements. Updates made to ensure it meets the requirements of working in a service user’s own home. This policy replaces Policy Number QQ06 for Domiciliary and Supported Living Clients.

Document Modified Date: 13/03/2018 08:43

Resuscitation Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: CP27

Updated to include Anaphylaxis, cross infection and the resuscitation of staff. This policy has been converted to the new QCS format. For Domiciliary Care and Supported Living Clients, this policy supersedes policy CP07.

Document Modified Date: 17/07/2017 16:53

Unexpected Death Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC84

A new policy and procedure in the event of a sudden or unexpected death. This policy should be read alongside the Resuscitation Policy and Verification of Death Policy.

Document Modified Date: 13/07/2017 16:33

Clinical Procedures Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC05

Updated document to reflect changes to Royal Marsden edition. This policy has been reviewed to comply with the new QCS format. This update may reflect a change in reference code for residential clients; if you previously had reference code CC06, it is now CC05. It is a new policy for our community clients.

Document Modified Date: 10/07/2017 15:11

Health and Safety Training Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: HS05

This review has been undertaken with additional information and references. Links have also been provided to clarify the legal stance and business reasons for training.

Document Modified Date: 23/06/2017 16:23

References Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: PR23

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.

Document Modified Date: 23/06/2017 13:18

Heatwave Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC90

A new policy to ensure that the Service understands the risk to Service Users and staff during hot weather and is able to take steps to reduce those risks.

Document Modified Date: 20/06/2017 16:55

Sex and Sexuality Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: CR34

This new policy sets out the organisations commitment to supporting the Service User in expressing their sexuality and conducting personal relationships.

Document Modified Date: 19/06/2017 16:55

Ventilation via Tracheostomy Policy and Procedure

Care Management Clinical Governance Region: | Reference: CL07

New policy produced for domicilary care. The aim is to provide a standard for managing a service user with ventilation via tracheostomy based on current best practice and recommendation.

Document Modified Date: 14/06/2017 15:33

Supporting Independence in Personal Care Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: CC88

A policy 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.

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