Policy Updates

Scotland - Care at Home

Document Modified Date: 04/06/2020 14:51

Medication Away from Home Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM42

This policy will inform staff on the process to follow if the service user requires medication when away from their home and the best practice process to follow. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 03/06/2020 17:33

Tender Information Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB15

This policy will help highlight the process to follow when applying for a tender, a new reference has been added.

Document Modified Date: 03/06/2020 17:31

Care and Daily Living Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP01

This policy will guide staff on the process to follow when delivering daily living support and care to service users. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 02/06/2020 17:51

Training and Competency on Medications Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM37

This policy will guide all staff on their responsibility in maintaining their knowledge to ensure it reflects best practice. There is a competency assessment for management to use to assess competency in medication administration. The policy has been reviewed with minimal change, references checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 02/06/2020 17:42

Over the Counter Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM36

This policy will guide staff on using over the counter medication and the process to follow if considering using these agreed medications. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 02/06/2020 17:09

Covert Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM40

This policy will guide staff on the process to follow when considering administering medication covertly, who to consult and agree the relevant pathway. It has been reviewed with minimal change and the references and links checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 29/05/2020 17:02

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

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

The policy has been amended with information on the Test and Protect strategy and the new information released by the Scottish government on meeting up with two households outside whilst staying two metres apart.

Document Modified Date: 28/05/2020 15:44

Risk Assessment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHR04

This policy details the risk assessment process to ensure that any risks that may occur within the service are reduced or controlled. It has been updated to reflect the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with new sections added. References have also been added and existing ones checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 28/05/2020 14:43

Menopause Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: SPM19

A new policy outlining the responsibilities of the provider to female workers experiencing menopausal symptoms which affect their ability to carry out all functions/impact their physical or emotional wellbeing.

Document Modified Date: 28/05/2020 13:32

Obtaining Medical Reports Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: SPP06

This policy will inform staff on the process to follow to obtain medical records for staff.

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