Policy Updates

Safeguarding - Learning Disability Care Home

Document Modified Date: 22/07/2015 13:57

Service User Guide

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: AR14

The Service User Guide has been substantially updated by our expert contributors to provide you with an even more comprehensive document.

Document Modified Date: 13/04/2015 11:21

Serious Incident Notification Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: HS06

This policy has been updated to cross-reference the new Duty of Candour requirements.

Document Modified Date: 13/04/2015 11:19

Accident and Incident Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: HS01

This policy has been updated to cross-reference the new Duty of Candour requirements. The logs have also been amended slightly to be consistent with the logs in the Duty of Candour Policy.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Advocacy Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: CR02

This policy has been updated to include details regarding Independent Mental Capacity Advocates and Independent Mental Health Advocates and the circumstances where they might be appointed.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Hospital Discharge Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Admission Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: CA17

NEW: This new policy has been added to assist you with systemising the discharge of service users from hospital and to ensure effective transfer of information.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Care Communication and Information Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: QC03

Form attached to policy

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

End of Life Care Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: CR09

The Death and Dying Policy has been renamed End of Life Care Planning Policy and Procedure. A framework to guide best practice care and support for service users near the end of their life has been added.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Consent to Examination or Treatment Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: CR08

This policy has been updated to include additional information on consent for service users who lack mental capacity.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Complaints, Suggestions and Compliments Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: QQ03

This policy has been updated to include additional guidance from the LGO complaints checklists.

Document Modified Date: 09/03/2015 09:24

Sex and Sexuality Policy and Procedure-Learning Disability

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: CR31

This policy has been revised to incorporate issues of capacity and consent with regard to recent mental capacity and sexual offences legislation, and to incorporate more recent guidance on sexuality and intimate relationships in care homes.

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