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