Policy Updates

Scotland - Care at Home

Document Modified Date: 13/04/2021 16:57

Child Protection Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: SAR01

Policy revised with minimal change. The service should include name, address and contact details of the local authority child protection team and ensure this is available for the staff member who is responsible for reporting any such incidents. All references were checked and remain current. This policy will help staff by informing them how to report any suspicious behaviour they may witness from children or their guardians.

Document Modified Date: 13/04/2021 14:19

Restraint Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR17

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will support staff to understand when and how restraint may be considered. It highlights how some measures implemented may be restrictive but viewed as reasonable to follow government guidelines such as social isolation and social distancing. References and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 13/04/2021 14:11

Recruitment Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: SPR26

This policy outlines the values based recruitment process that should be adopted by a service and highlights this process. It has been reviewed with minimal content changes, references updated to ensure they remain current. The Forms have been amended with wider spacing to give more room to enter details.

Document Modified Date: 13/04/2021 14:03

Infection Control Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCC34

Infection Control is an important aspect in the delivery of safe care at home, especially in the current pandemic situation. Policy reviewed with minimal change. References and links checked and remain current, some further reading added.

Document Modified Date: 13/04/2021 13:54

Administration of Medicines Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM34

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will support staff with administering medication in a care at home setting.

Document Modified Date: 12/04/2021 12:46

COVID- 19Testing Audit

Quality Assurance Quality Audit Tools Region: | Reference: SQQ92

A new audit to support a service with monitoring its COVID-19 practices.

Document Modified Date: 09/04/2021 13:22

Access to Information Policy and Procedure

GDPR 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 following legislation and best practice when accessing information.

Document Modified Date: 09/04/2021 13:15

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.

Document Modified Date: 08/04/2021 14:41

Staff Handbook

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC08

This handbook directs staff to the relevant policies and sits over the top of the substantive policies on the QCS Management System. The policy has been reviewed with minor content changes throughout. References also updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 08/04/2021 11:46

Food Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: SKH08

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

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