Safeguarding - Learning Disability Care Home
The Service User Guide has been substantially updated by our expert contributors to provide you with an even more comprehensive document.
This policy has been updated to cross-reference the new Duty of Candour requirements.
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.
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.
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.
Form attached to policy
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.
This policy has been updated to include additional information on consent for service users who lack mental capacity.
This policy has been updated to include additional guidance from the LGO complaints checklists.
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.