Policy Updates

Scotland - Care at Home

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2022 10:43

PEG Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC82

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will guide staff on the process to follow when caring for a person who has a PEG. It will also signpost them to best practice guidance to further their knowledge.

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2022 10:32

Collection of Prescriptions Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM43

Annual review of policy with minimal change, references and links checked and updated. This policy will support staff who obtain prescriptions for those people they support, and signpost them to best practice.

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2022 10:24

Supervision Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: SPP09

Annual review of policy with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. Further reading was added. This policy will furnish the user with forms to plan and install a supervision process in the service.

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2022 09:59

Photographs Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: SAR05

This policy will guide staff on the legislation and best practice around the taking of photographs, and signpost them to relevant guidance. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2022 09:29

Closure of Care at Home Service Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Business Admin COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SAR06

This policy will help staff and management with the process to follow if the service has to close, ensuring they comply with legislation and follow best practice. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2022 16:33

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. It has been reviewed and updated to reflect the Scottish Government’s updated Strategic Framework guidance. References have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/02/2022 20:14

Protecting Vulnerable People from Radicalisation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR57

Annual review of policy with minimal changes, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will guide staff on the measures to follow if they suspect people are being radicalised.

Document Modified Date: 22/02/2022 20:09

Double Handed Hoist Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC80

Annual review of policy with minimal changes, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will support staff with options to consider when using a double handed hoist.

Document Modified Date: 22/02/2022 18:40

Annual Holiday Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: SPA02

This policy outlines a member of staff’s annual leave entitlement and the process they should follow should they wish to request annual leave. This policy has been reviewed and amended to reflect the current Government guidance in respect of travel to Scotland from another country. The references have also been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 18/02/2022 13:02

Training and Competency on Medications Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM37

This policy will inform management and staff of the training and competency required to administer medication and ensure the highest of standards are maintained. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References have been checked and remain current.

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