New policy – This a new policy which outlines how to support a Service User when there are changes in their health state.
Policy has been updated to include the recent criteria for testing, which now includes those in local lockdown areas. Information about the antibody test has also been added. References updated to ensure they remain current.
Managing the impact of COVID-19 and making sure you continue to provide Safe, Caring, Effective, Responsive and Well-led services is challenging. In response to the recognition that there are multiple demands on your time, we have created a mini mock inspection to help you evidence that your services are still compliant with the CQC requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
This policy updates the Social Networking Policy and Procedure and converts it into the new policy format. The policy has been tightened up to make sure the sanctions for non-compliance are clear.
Policy re-written in the new QCS Policy format, more detail included on first aid qualifications and the responsibilities of the service.
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.
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.