Policy Updates

Scotland - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 10/07/2020 16:32

Eating Disorders Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC65

This policy highlights that eating disorders can present high risk. Service Users should be referred to skilled healthcare professionals for assessment and intervention. The policy has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 10/07/2020 16:25

Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR12

This policy will help staff understand the Act and how it applies to individuals who may be ill and require intervention. It has been reviewed with minimal change, reference and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 10/07/2020 16:11

Depression Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC46

This policy will support staff caring for individuals who are experiencing depression. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 18:04

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SHS15

This policy will support all staff with the best practice advice from the Scottish government on moving through the COVID-19 route map.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 16:44

Service Users with Communication Difficulties Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC31

This policy will support staff on how to optimise communication with individuals who have challenges around communication. It has been reviewed with minimal change and further reading added.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 16:31

Service User Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP11

This policy will support staff with developing person centred care planning with involvement of the service user. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current, further reading was added.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 15:50

Hate Crime Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SAR30

This policy will guide staff on the procedure to follow if they believe any hate crime has been committed. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 12:30

Pain Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC26

This policy will guide staff on the use of a variety of pain assessment tools to ensure service users have better outcomes. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 08/07/2020 08:37

Limitation of Freedom Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR10

This policy will support staff to consider people’s liberty and ensure that if they are deprived of their liberty, it is the least restrictive option that is implemented. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 07/07/2020 18:03

Key Worker Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQC07

This policy will help staff develop a keyworker system. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

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