Policy Updates

Scotland - Care at Home - Dementia Centre

Document Modified Date: 18/02/2022 12:56

Over the Counter Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM36

This policy will inform staff on the process to follow to obtain and administer over the counter medication and the areas to consider prior to using this procedure. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 17/02/2022 15:27

Financial Viability Guidance

Registration and Inspections Fees Region: | Reference: SRI03

This policy will help staff understand the financial aspects required and notifications around this which are sought by the regulator. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 17/02/2022 15:21

Positive Behaviour Support Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC123

This policy will support staff when considering delivering positive behaviour support to those in their care. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 17/02/2022 15:01

Diabetes Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC11

Policy reviewed and added 5.6 on diabetic ketoacidosis, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will assist staff with understanding diabetes and signpost them to specialist organisations who can support and help.

Document Modified Date: 17/02/2022 13:13

Smoking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP35

This policy will support staff to assess service user competence in relation to smoking by carrying out a smoking assessment. This can influence the measures to implement in the care plan to ensure the safety of services users who are smoking. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 17/02/2022 13:11

How to Register a Care Service Policy and Procedure

Registration and Inspections Registration Region: | Reference: SRI02

Annual review of policy with minimal changes, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will guide individuals who are seeking registration with the care inspectorate.

Document Modified Date: 17/02/2022 11:25

Tender Information Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB15

This policy will guide those involved in the tendering process. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 16/02/2022 19:41

Notice Periods Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC10

Turnover of staff is expected and the business should ensure that it has in place a clear way of dealing with the circumstances when notice is received or given. The policy has been reviewed and procedure section at 5.5 updated to include payment in lieu and garden leave. The references and further reading have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 16/02/2022 18:17

Human Rights Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR29

This policy will guide staff on the importance of recognising individuals human rights in all care and support delivered to all. The policy was reviewed with changes to the procedural section and a further reading link added. References and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 16/02/2022 16:48

Self Employment and Zero Hours Contracts Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC16

This policy will support staff to understand the roles and responsibilities for which they are employed and includes some templates for the service to utilise. It has been reviewed and updated with coronavirus legislation added and the date on the contract document updated to 2022. The references have also been checked and updated.

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