Policy Updates

Northern Ireland - Supported Living

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

Blood Spillage Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC101

A new policy which reflects legislation and best industry practice and includes the need for training. The policy describes the appropriate action required in a domiciliary care setting where blood spillage kits are unlikely to be used.

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

Business Mobile Phone Use Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: NIAC19

New policy. Policy refers to responsibilities as well as the health and welfare of staff using mobile phones. Refers to legislation in relation to driving and use of mobile phones.

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

Monitoring of Business Performance Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: NIAC14

New policy. Monitoring of business performance is a regulatory requirement and vital to allow both the manager and the provider to have insight into the functioning of the service. This policy details the framework for monitoring and provides guidance on completion of the associated templates that are in the forms section of the policy.

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

Moving and Handling Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC79

A new policy to ensure legal compliance with Manual Handling Operations Regulations.

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

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

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

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

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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