Policy Updates

Scotland - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Illegal Possession of Drugs on Premises Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC104

This policy has been converted to the new QCS format and has been updated to reflect illegal drugs use in a Service User’s own home. The policy was previously SCC67. An additional custom field, the Local Authority Name, has been included in the policy. Therefore, system details in the QCS Management system will need to be updated.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Bristol Stool Scale Recording Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP31

Policy reviewed and converted to new QCS format. The policy now promotes a culture of Service User inclusion, where staff encourage Service Users to be as independent as possible. It also details the level of training required in order for staff to be responsible for bowel monitoring. This policy forms part of the promotion of continence framework and includes references and resources to support best practice. This policy replaces SCP23.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Monitoring of Business Performance Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: SAC14

This policy has been converted into the new QCS format. Monitoring of business performance is a regulatory requirement and vital to allow both the manager and provider to have insight into the functioning of the service. This policy details the framework for monitoring and provides guidance on completion of the associated templates that are attached to the policy.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Business Plan Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB06

This policy has been converted into the new QCS format. This policy sets out the framework for completion of the Business Plan and has a template plan attached.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Refusal to Hold Records Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: SAR09

This policy has been updated and expanded to include Refusal to Hold Records in relation to Mental Capacity and Data Protection. It highlights the need to find safe ways of communicating care needs if a service users refuses. The Declaration Form has been updated to ensure that the service user understands why a provider asks to keep records in the home. This policy also has a new reference code, it was previously SAR06.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Late and Missed Visits Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC44

Policy converted into new QCS format, additional content added to ensure there is a clear link between human rights and late and missed calls.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Oxygen Use Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC39

Updated into the new QCS policy format. Includes guidelines released in May 2017 for oxygen use and new procedures for cylinder and prescription management.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Choice Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR21

This policy has been updated into the new QCS policy format.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Health and Safety Training Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS05

This review has been undertaken with additional information and references. Links have also been provided to clarify the legal stance and business reasons for training. Policy has been converted into the new QCS format.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Health and Safety Training Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS05

This review has been undertaken with additional information and references. Links have also been provided to clarify the legal stance and business reasons for training. Policy has been converted into the new QCS format.

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