Scotland - Care Home
This policy will support a service with the induction and onboarding of new staff and provides a suite of documents to support in this process. The policy has been updated with the Statement of Main Terms and Conditions of Employment removed; this can now be found in The Staff Contracts Policy and Procedure. A new IT Requirements Form has also been added to support with completion of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit submission. References also updated to ensure they remain current.
This policy provides detail about the menopause and will support a service where staff may be experiencing the menopause. It has been reviewed with reference to coronavirus added to the policy statement. References have been updated to ensure they remain current.
Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will help with safe travels and support staff to implement measures to minimise risk.
Annual review of policy with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will help management and staff follow a protocol if someone is missing, this will ensure all things are considered, it also includes who to inform.
This policy will support a service in the use of Display Screen Equipment and the necessary assessments to complete. It has been updated to include reference to the requirement for employers to support employees with glasses in certain circumstances. Other minor content changes have been made throughout the policy. References have also been updated to ensure they remain current.
This policy will support a service to maintain the safety and security of all its service users, staff and visitors. It has been reviewed and updated with a reference added on cyber security. References also updated to ensure they remain current.
The regulation became law in Scotland on 01/04/2018 and all staff need to know the process of identifying and reporting any incidents which may be reportable under the Act. The policy was reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.
This policy governs the position when carrying out a disciplinary procedure and ensures that, should this be followed, the procedure will be in compliance with the ACAS Code of Practice and therefore procedurally fair. It has been updated to clarify the position when an employee is summarily dismissed.
This is an overarching policy and will support staff to meet their legal health and safety obligations. It has been reviewed and changes made across the content to wording. No material change in effect. References also updated to ensure they remain current.