Policy Updates

Northern Ireland - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Health & Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: NIHR02

New policy to reflect the health and safety requirements for domiciliary care services in Northern Ireland.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Volunteers Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR26

A new policy to provide guidance and a point of reference for the recruitment, selection, management, support and training of all volunteers.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Safeguarding Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICR03

New policy reflects current practice and process for Northern Ireland.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Disabled Workers Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Equality & Disability Region: | Reference: NIPE06

New policy to reflect the requirements of the Equality Act and to detail responsibilities regarding the fair recruitment and treatment of staff and the requirement not discriminate due to any perceived disability.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Medication Errors and Near Misses Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: NICM38

This policy reflects the specific issues experienced in Northern Ireland with regard to medication errors, includes supporting forms to increase effectiveness of auditing.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Service User Guide

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR16

New policy. The Service User Guide reflects Data Protection, Accessible Information and complaints. Information on withdrawal of services to bring Service User Guide in line with policy.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Service User Care Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: NICP20

New policy containing information regarding safety, end of life care and partnership participation. Reference to GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 included.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Termination of Service User’s Service Contract Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR34

New policy. Includes a strong emphasis on consent, dignity and respect, evaluation and data protection. Inclusion of wide range of resource and related legislation.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Storage of Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: NICM30

New policy to define the process and expectations for the storage of medicines in the service user’s own home and the limitations on the control that can be exercised by staff.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Disabled Workers Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Equality & Disability Region: | Reference: NIPE06

New policy to reflect the requirements of the Equality Act and to detail responsibilities regarding the fair recruitment and treatment of staff and the requirement not discriminate due to any perceived disability.

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