Northern Ireland - Supported Living
New policy reflects illegal drugs use in a Service User’s own home.
This policy focuses on the Freedom of Information and Access of Health Record Acts. It also discusses the importance of service user involvement with regards to access to information.
Distribution of Safety Alert Broadcasts, Rapid Response Reporting and Safety Notices Policy and Procedure
New policy, to ensure the systems are in place for the dissemination of safety alerts, emergency alerts, drug alerts and medical device alerts and to outline a consistent approach for managing them.
New policy, the procedure has elements that include recognition of the Service User’s rights as well as maintaining a safe environment and protecting the health,
safety and welfare of all Service Users. Resources included to aid staff knowledge and development in advising Service Users.
A policy to comply with statues, regulations and quality standards as well as to ensure robust systems are in place to monitor and eliminate the likelihood of hazards and protect service users, staff and visitors.
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.
This policy reflects the specific issues experienced in Northern Ireland with regard to medication errors, includes supporting forms to increase effectiveness of auditing.
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.