Policy Updates

Scotland - Care at Home

Document Modified Date: 16/12/2020 15:40

Admissions During COVID-19 Policy and Procedure

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

New: This policy will support with the ever evolving situation of admissions during COVID-19 that services need to be kept updated on depending on geographical location and government recommendations.

Document Modified Date: 15/12/2020 17:20

Adverse Weather Conditions Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB27

This policy will help staff to plan for adverse weather. It has been reviewed with minimal change to content. A winter planning Letter from the Care Inspectorate has been added to the ‘Further Reading’ section. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 14/12/2020 16:47

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SHS16

The policy will inform staff on the process to follow to keep staff and service users safe during the coronavirus pandemic. The policy has been reviewed and updated to reflect the change in self isolation rules from 14 to 10 days. References were checked and a further reading reference was added.

Document Modified Date: 10/12/2020 17:09

Stoma Care Plan – Example

Care Planning Example Assessments and Care Plans Region: | Reference: SCS569

New Stoma Care Plan to support those service users who require or have stoma care management

Document Modified Date: 10/12/2020 17:06

Stoma Care Plan

Care Planning Care Plans Region: | Reference: SCP530

New Stoma Care Plan to support those service users who require or have stoma care management.

Document Modified Date: 10/12/2020 11:24

Staff Vaccination and Immunisation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC177

For staff involved in immunisation arrangements, for service users and staff, guidelines must be followed to ensure that safe practice is delivered and accountabilities clear. Policy reviewed and updated with information included on the new COVID-19 vaccine. References and links checked and remain current. The title of this policy has also been changed from ‘Staff Immunisation Policy and Procedure’ to ‘Staff Vaccination and Immunisation Policy and Procedure’.

Document Modified Date: 10/12/2020 08:46

CCTV and Use of Hidden Cameras Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: SMR09

This policy will guide staff on the procedure to follow if an undisclosed camera is found. It will also provide guidance on what to do if the installation of a camera is being considered. It has been reviewed with minimal changes. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 09/12/2020 16:55

Service User Vaccines and Immunisation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC97

This policy will guide relevant staff involved in influenza arrangements for service users with the guidelines that must be followed to ensure safe practice is delivered and accountabilities clear. Policy reviewed and included information about the coronavirus vaccine, reference added about the vaccine. The title has also been updated from ‘Immunisation Policy and Procedure’ to ‘Service User Vaccines and Immunisation Policy and Procedure’.

Document Modified Date: 09/12/2020 15:01

Corporate Social Responsibility Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Administration Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQA11

New: This is a new policy relating to the ethical, social and ecological responsibilities that the provider aligns to its business model which impact beyond the service.

Document Modified Date: 04/12/2020 17:19

Stoma Care Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC48

New: This is a new policy to allow a service to support Service Users with stoma care management. It highlights the varying types of stomas and how these should be managed, whilst acknowledging the importance of staff training and competency in stoma care. Staff should familiarise themselves with this policy before supporting in stoma care.

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