Policy Updates

Scotland - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Risk Taking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR19

Policy has been revised to update resources, strengthen the legal framework and move into the new format.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Promotion of Recreational Activities Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR16

Policy converted to new QCS policy format. This policy sets out to establish the intended culture of activity provision within the Service. It promotes a service where all staff are responsible for providing meaningful activity for service users. The procedures provide clear guidelines to achieve this and there is a range of national resources added to the policy to support staff and managers.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Promotion of Recreational Activities Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR16

Policy converted to new QCS policy format. This policy sets out to establish the intended culture of activity provision within the Service. It promotes a service where all staff are responsible for providing meaningful activity for service users. The procedures provide clear guidelines to achieve this and there is a range of national resources added to the policy to support staff and managers.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Service User Communication with Organisation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR18

Updated to the new QCS format. More information provided regarding communicating information and ensuring that Service Users are supported to communicate.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Maintenance Communication and Action Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Buildings Region: | Reference: SMB02

Policy converted to new QCS format. Minor adaption to the Maintenance Communication and Action Form so that it now includes an outcomes section.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Catering Communication and Action Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: SKC01

Policy converted to new QCS format. This policy sets out to streamline communication between staff and the catering team. It relates to Service User feedback. The attached form now includes an outcome section to identify actions taken in response to requests made.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Serious Incident Notification Policy and Procedure

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

Policy converted to new QCS format with the addition of other reporting requirements when serious events occur as well as necessary regulatory notifications. Included is the requirement to provide support under the Duty of Candour.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Cross Contamination between Care and Catering Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: SKH03

Converted to the new QCS format. This policy focuses on the use of clothes protectors to reduce the risk of cross contamination and promotes handwashing. Resources and further reading added.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Lift Safety Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: SMR05

Policy converted to the new QCS format and now includes a procedure for responding to lift failure as well as providing access to a range of legislation and guidelines to support best practice.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Lift Safety Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: SMR05

Policy converted to the new QCS format and now includes a procedure for responding to lift failure as well as providing access to a range of legislation and guidelines to support best practice.

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