Policy Updates

ROI Admin cluster

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 14:40

Lone Working Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: IPM22

This policy details how staff who are required to work alone can do so safely, and the measures that must be taken to ensure their safety and wellbeing.

Document Modified Date: 21/04/2021 18:02

Grievances Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: IPP04

This policy and procedure outlines the grievance process for staff.

Document Modified Date: 21/04/2021 16:38

Paternity Leave Policy and Procedure

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

New: 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.

Document Modified Date: 21/04/2021 15:30

Notice Periods Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: IPC10

This policy outlines the process for employees to submit their notice.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 17:17

Double Up Home Care Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC71

This policy will support staff where the service user has been assessed as requiring the assistance of 2 care staff. The organisation has a duty of care to service users and to staff so it is crucial that risk assessments are completed and any actions relating to these disseminated.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 14:34

PEG Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC82

New: This policy will support staff to ensure that Service Users with PEG devices receive care and support that promotes skin integrity and infection prevention. Care and support for the PEG site will only be provided if the service is commissioned to undertake the task. References to current best practice have been provided.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 12:41

Double Handed Hoists Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC80

New: This policy outlines the measures to be taken when the use of hoists is indicated. The need for assessment and reassessment by the employer is highlighted as well as the responsibility of employees delivering care services directly to the service user. Staff training requirements are outlined.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 12:40

Promoting Independence with Continence Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC77

This policy outlines the importance of promoting independence with continence and assisting service users to manage continence issues in a way that supports dignity, privacy and wellbeing. This includes the use of person-centred language relating to continence issues.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 12:40

Promoting Independence with Continence Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC77

This policy outlines the importance of promoting independence with continence and assisting service users to manage continence issues in a way that supports dignity, privacy and wellbeing. This includes the use of person-centred language relating to continence issues.

Document Modified Date: 19/04/2021 18:00

Open Disclosure Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: IAR38

This policy will support the service to have a culture of being open, honest and transparent whilst supporting Service Users with safe and effective care. Please note: This policy does not include the prescriptive approach under the Civil Liability Amendment Act 2017, which provides the legal framework to support voluntary open disclosure.

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