Policy Updates

Northern Ireland - Domiciliary Care

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: 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: 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

Lone Working Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: NIPM12

This new policy has clearly recognised the importance of risk assessments prior to the delivery of a service by a lone worker and has defined the procedure to ensure that appropriate resources are available to promote the health, safety and welfare of lone workers.

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

Business Continuity Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: NIAB02

New policy.

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

Fair Access, Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Administration Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: NIQC05

New Policy.

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

Overarching Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: NICM03

New policy. The purpose of this Overarching Policy and Procedure is to outline key points and responsibilities regarding Medication Management. This policy and procedure should be used alongside the associated QCS Medication policies and procedures that provide further detail and supports the implementation of this 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.

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