Policy Updates

Scotland - Care at Home

Document Modified Date: 16/02/2022 14:58

Medication Away from Home Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM42

Annual review of policy with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will support staff with the process to follow if service users wish to be away from home and require medication, it signposts to best practice guidance.

Document Modified Date: 15/02/2022 19:15

Storage of Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM30

Scheduled review of this policy undertaken, minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will inform staff on how to safely store medication ensuring they follow best practice guidance.

Document Modified Date: 15/02/2022 17:17

Care and Daily Living Policy and Procedure

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

This policy will guide staff on all aspects of care and daily living and signpost them to best practice guidance. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 14/02/2022 16:10

Serious Incident Notification Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS06

This policy will support staff on the process to follow if a serious incident occurs and includes advice on who to notify and what to notify to the respective authorities. It has been reviewed with minor amendments. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 11/02/2022 17:30

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS04

This policy has been updated with amendments to the structure and ordering of the sections. The process for hazard identification has been amended to include a requirement for immediate action to prevent harm where necessary.

Document Modified Date: 11/02/2022 15:50

Safe Disposal of Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM31

Annual review of policy with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will guide staff on how to safely dispose of any medication no longer required. It includes links to best practice documents which should be referred to.

Document Modified Date: 11/02/2022 14:57

Domestic Violence and Abuse Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCR66

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will highlight the various areas staff must be aware of to identify the increased risks of domestic abuse.

Document Modified Date: 11/02/2022 14:54

Register of Other Interests Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB16

Policy reviewed with minimal change; references and links checked and remain current. This policy will clarify the importance of declaring any other interest or business to ensure there is no conflict of interest.

Document Modified Date: 11/02/2022 14:32

Other Routes of Medication Administration Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM33

This policy will  inform staff on the various routes that can be considered when administering medication in a safe and acceptable way, ensuring the person is competent to dispense in this manner. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 11/02/2022 10:55

Service User Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP20

Annual policy review with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will signpost staff to conduct a full and comprehensive assessment resulting in a unique personal plan being developed. There are many links to the various best practice initiatives that will help with this process.

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