Policy Updates

Scotland - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 13:49

Consumption of Alcohol Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAR43

New policy which demonstrates recognition of the Service User’s rights as well as maintaining a safe environment and protecting the health, safety and welfare of all Service Users. Resources added to aid staff knowledge and development in advising Service Users.

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 13:49

Overarching Scottish Standards Policy and Procedure

Registration and Inspections Registration Region: | Reference: SSP02

This policy was developed to reflect the change from the National Care Standards to the new Health and Social Care Standards. The Care Inspectorate will be using the new standards in the development of its new inspection frameworks and during its inspection process.

Document Modified Date: 31/01/2020 14:26

Service User Fire Evacuation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP04

This policy will guide staff who work in care at home on how best to advise service users to remain safe in their own home and the process to follow if the person is incapacitated. The policy has been reviewed and references have been checked and remain valid.

Document Modified Date: 30/01/2020 17:28

Computer, Email and Internet Usage Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB07

This policy will inform staff on the measures to take to ensure email communication is safe and professional, with added guidance on the use of social media to further reading. Policy reviewed and references checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 30/01/2020 17:19

Risk Taking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR19

This policy will guide staff on how to support Service Users to take informed risks and therefore deliver better outcomes for the Service User. References checked and all remain valid.

Document Modified Date: 30/01/2020 17:08

Consent to Examination or Treatment Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR22

This policy will help staff with gaining consent and stresses the importance of informed risk taking and achieving better outcomes for the individuals concerned.

Document Modified Date: 22/11/2019 16:39

Distribution of Safety Alert Broadcasts, Rapid Response Reporting and Safety Notices Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB32

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/11/2019 16:28

Privacy Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR24

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/11/2019 11:45

General Management Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Administration Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQA06

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 19/11/2019 17:12

Oxygen Use Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC39

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

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