Policy Updates

Scotland - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Participation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR30

Updated into new format. Greater depth to policy in all areas as well as greater emphasis on service user involvement from design to delivery, participation outcomes and evaluation. For Domiciliary Care Clients, this policy replaces SCR13. For Supported Living clients this is a new addition.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Gifts, Donations, Wills and Bequests From Service Users Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB20

This policy has been revised to reflect the policy and procedure on managing gifts, etc. from Service Users. The policy forms part of the adult support and protection policies and should be read alongside the Professional Boundaries Policy and Procedure. The title of this policy has been changed from ‘Business Gifts Policy and Procedure’ to ‘Gifts, Donations, Wills and Bequests from Service Users Policy and Procedure’ to support the amendments made to the policy and it replaces policy number SAB04. The management of business gifts is now part of the Anti-Bribery Policy and Procedure.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Cooperating with Other Providers Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP28

A review of this policy and conversion into the new QCS format. This policy replaces policy number SCP22.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

CCTV Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: SMR09

Policy converted into new QCS format. This policy dovetails with the Home Office and ICO codes of practice when using surveillance. Updated to reference the General Data Protection Regulation (2016) and provide access to further resources and self-assessment tools to aid compliance. This policy is predominantly for CCTV within the provider’s office accommodation. Where providers are delivering care on site and CCTV is used, e.g. Supported Living, Extra Care Schemes, etc. the provider should consider the service user privacy and work with any housing providers accordingly, ensuring the policy is amended to meet local requirements. This policy replaces policy number SMR07.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

CCTV Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: SMR09

Policy converted into new QCS format. This policy dovetails with the Home Office and ICO codes of practice when using surveillance. Updated to reference the General Data Protection Regulation (2016) and provide access to further resources and self-assessment tools to aid compliance. This policy is predominantly for CCTV within the provider’s office accommodation. Where providers are delivering care on site and CCTV is used, e.g. Supported Living, Extra Care Schemes, etc. the provider should consider the service user privacy and work with any housing providers accordingly, ensuring the policy is amended to meet local requirements. This policy replaces policy number SMR07.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Specialist Needs Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: SCP32

Policy converted into the new QCS format and now includes references, further reading and some further procedural requirements. This policy has a new reference code. The previous reference code was SCP14.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Supporting Independence with Holidays Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC109

Updated into the new QCS format. References included and emphasis on accessible information and audit of finances. This policy replaces policy SCC74.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Professional Boundaries Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR58

Revised and updated to ensure the policy focusses on Professional Boundaries in a Service User’s home. This policy has replaced the Professional Relationships Policy and Procedure (SCR55).

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:05

Service User Fire Evacuation Policy and Procedure

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

The policy has been revised and updated to support fire safety for people living in their own homes. The policy previously incorporated personal emergency evacuation plans. The policy now advocates providers supporting Service Users to contact the local Fire Brigade for personalised fire safety including evacuation plans and advice on smoke alarms. The policy title has been amended from Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) Policy and Procedure to Service User Fire Evacuation Policy and Procedure to reflect the change. Working with the local Fire Brigade more closely will ensure that Service Users who are at greater risk from fires will be visible to the Fire Brigade.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:05

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR11

Policy converted into the new QCS format. Links to easy read forms and guidance added.

Join over 53,000+ users already using the QCS Management System!
Start Free Trial
Back to Top

Register here for your FREE TRIAL

  • Try our unique Management System, or any of our individual packs
  • PLUS! Gain FREE trial access to our Mock Inspection Toolkit
  • Over 2,300+ pages of easy to use guidance and 300+ policies & procedures

Simply fill out the form below and get full access for 24 hours to a QCS Management System of your choice.

Start FREE Trial Click here