Policy Updates

Republic of Ireland - CAH

Document Modified Date: 08/03/2022 05:12

Induction and Onboarding Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: IPR24

This policy highlights the induction and onboarding process to follow at a service. It has been reviewed and updated, and a medication prompt has been added to the Induction Form. ??????References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 03/03/2022 17:38

Paternity Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: IPA05

This policy confirms the statutory minimum procedure that the service must follow when an employee is going on or coming back from a period of paternity leave. It has been reviewed and updated in sections 5.1, 5.2, 5.11 and 5.12. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 01/03/2022 16:52

Computer, Email and Internet Usage Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: IAC07

This policy details the requirements in relation to computer, email and Internet usage at the service and the steps that staff have to take to ensure compliance. It has been reviewed and an update made to section 5.13. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 01/03/2022 13:48

Pressure Ulcer Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC96

This policy details how the service will support service users who are at risk of or present with pressure ulcers. It defines the roles and responsibilities of staff and it details the clinical governance framework for reducing risk and reflection. The policy has been reviewed and updated in sections 5.1, 5.3, 5.5. and 6.5. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 01/03/2022 13:06

Live-in Care Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC83

This policy details the process to follow where a service provides live-in care for service users. It has been reviewed and updates made to sections 4.1 and 5.9, as well as a key fact added. References also checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 19:23

Nutrition and Hydration Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC33

This policy details how to support service users with their nutrition and hydration requirements, as well as how to monitor what their requirements may be. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 17:35

Capability Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: IPP07

This policy will support where issues of capability or poor performance arise. It has been reviewed and an update made to the Managers Checklist to reflect the process set out in the procedure. An additional stakeholder has also been added and references also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 17:18

Chemical Agents and Hazardous Substances Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: IHS17

This policy details how the service will comply with Health and Safety legislation relating to chemical agents and carcinogens to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff, service users and anyone who works for and on behalf of the organisation. It has been reviewed with minor changes to wording and addition of “Primary Care Services” into section 2.3. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 25/02/2022 17:01

Ventilation via Tracheostomy Policy and Procedure

Care Management Clinical Governance Region: | Reference: ICL07

This policy outlines the approach to ensure safe care for service users who require ventilation via tracheostomy. It must be read alongside any local procedures and with any manufacturers’ instructions. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 25/02/2022 11:28

Vehicle Insurance Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: IAB25

This policy will support the company in ensuring that cars used for business purposes are safe for use and properly insured in accordance with health and safety laws. It has been reviewed with minor changes and new references have been added.

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