Policy Updates

Scotland - Care at Home

Document Modified Date: 04/03/2022 12:53

Limitation of Freedom Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR10

The policy was reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will inform staff on the legal issues around freedom and the restrictions and limitations which can be viewed as restraint.

Document Modified Date: 04/03/2022 12:26

Service Users with Communication Difficulties Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC31

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will guide staff on supporting people with communication difficulties and signposts to best practice.

Document Modified Date: 04/03/2022 12:23

Food Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Support Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: SKH08

This policy will help those staff who may support people in their own homes in ensuring safety when dealing with food, with good hygiene measures implemented. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 04/03/2022 12:08

Adoption Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: SPA01

This policy details the adoption leave process for staff to follow and has been reviewed with minimal change. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 03/03/2022 18:01

Duty of Candour Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: SAR38

The regulation became law in Scotland on 01/04/2018 and all staff need to know the process of identifying and reporting any incidents which may be reportable under the Act. Policy was reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 03/03/2022 17:58

Service User Bullying Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR98

To support staff in the process of initial disclosure to resolution. giving an insight in to how this process works. Policy was reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 03/03/2022 08:51

Admissions During COVID-19 Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCC122

This policy will support staff in a care at home setting with admitting service users safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been reviewed with minor updates made. References and links have been checked and changed to reflect updated guidance.

Document Modified Date: 02/03/2022 17:33

Service User Administration File Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB17

Policy reviewed with minimal change. References and links checked to ensure they remain current. This policy will support admin staff to ensure the service user files contain all the relevant files.

Document Modified Date: 02/03/2022 17:29

Access to Information Policy and Procedure

Data Protection Policies Region: | Reference: SAC01

Annual review with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will explain to staff  the process to employ to ensure they are following legislation and best practice when accessing information.

Document Modified Date: 02/03/2022 17:26

Promoting Independence with Continence Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC77

Policy reviewed with minimal changes, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will help staff with strategies for supporting people who experience continence challenges. It signposts to excellent best practice guidance.

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