Policy Updates

Scotland - Infection Control - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 02/07/2020 11:48

Blood Spillage Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SCC02

This policy will guide staff on the process to follow if there is a blood spillage and signposts to best practice advice.

Document Modified Date: 17/06/2020 12:03

PEG Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC27

This policy will advise staff on how to care for service users who have a PEG tube and guides staff on best practice to follow to ensure safe outcomes for service users. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 05/06/2020 11:26

Pressure Ulcer Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC30

This policy will support staff on accessing the best practice advice around maintaining service users’ pressure care and focus on better outcomes for service users. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current

Document Modified Date: 28/05/2020 16:04

Risk Assessment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: SHR03

This policy details the risk assessment process to ensure that any risks that may occur within a service are reduced or controlled. It has been updated to reflect the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with new sections added. References have also been added and existing ones checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 16:17

Clinical Waste Disposal Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCC86

This policy establishes the requirements regarding safe handling and disposal of waste in health care in accordance with legislation, codes of practice and best practice guidance. It has been reviewed and now includes a new procedure relating to the management of COVID-19 waste with associated references added.

Document Modified Date: 29/04/2020 17:49

Laundry Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Laundry Region: | Reference: SSL03

This policy will guide staff on laundry processes and how to ensure that safety is paramount for both staff and Service Users. The policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and the references checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 29/04/2020 11:07

Food Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: SKH04

This policy will inform staff on the best practice around food hygiene and how to ensure practice delivered is safe. It has been reviewed with minimal changes and references checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 03/04/2020 11:58

Infection Control Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCC18

This policy will help guide staff on various infection control measures and has been updated to include guidance on the COVID-19 virus and the current pandemic crisis.

Document Modified Date: 26/03/2020 11:23

Body Temperature Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCC06

This is a new policy which will support staff with taking a Service User’s body temperature. It gives guidance on what is a normal and abnormal temperature and highlights the procedure to follow if a fever is suspected. A form is available for staff to record results of the procedure. Although the checking of body temperatures is considered to be a delegated nursing activity, the checking of temperatures may be required by care staff during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Document Modified Date: 20/01/2020 13:30

Consent Authorisation Policy and Procedure

GDPR Policies Region: | Reference: SGDPR10

This policy is in relation to seeking consent from a Data Subject that is GDPR compliant. It has been reviewed and references have also been updated to ensure that they remain current.

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