Policy Updates

Northern Ireland - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Clinical Waste Disposal Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC07

New policy regarding clinical waste disposal, reflects guidance for staff working in people’s own homes, and the associated responsibilities.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

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: 25/09/2018 07:23

Hate Crime Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR30

New Policy aligned with legislation and information regarding monitoring, resources and zero tolerance.

Document Modified Date: 25/09/2018 07:23

Missing Service User Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR35

New policy which references the Herbert Protocol and emphasises the need to put preventative measures in place wherever possible. It should be read in conjunction with the No Reply Policy and Procedure.

Document Modified Date: 25/09/2018 07:23

No Reply Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR42

A new policy for Domiciliary Care. A No Reply situation is an emergency in home care and there is an emphasis on the need to ensure all staff are aware of the importance of this policy. It should be read with the Missing Service User and Safeguarding Policy.

Document Modified Date: 25/09/2018 07:23

Care Communication and Information Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: NIQC16

New policy.

Document Modified Date: 25/09/2018 07:23

Sharps and Needlestick Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC49

New policy.

Document Modified Date: 25/09/2018 07:23

Director or Trustee’s Development Appraisal Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: NIPR22

New policy to ensure Directors/Trustees are aware of the process for their appraisals. To provide information so that The Agency understands the reasons for underpinning appraisals and the importance of them for the development of their Directors/Trustees and for business continuity.

Document Modified Date: 25/09/2018 07:23

Staff Retention Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Human Resources Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: NIQP04

New policy. This policy reflects best practice recommendations from SCIE (2017) and there is additional information within the procedures section. The overarching theme of this policy is to promote health and wellbeing as well as continuing to support staff to feel involved, valued and developed to their full potential.

Document Modified Date: 25/09/2018 07:23

Management and Prevention of Violence at Work Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: NIQQ17

A new policy to comply with statutes, regulations and quality standards and promote awareness and preventative measures to reduce the risk of violence towards workers.

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