Scotland - Infection Control - Domiciliary Care
Infection Control is an important aspect in the delivery of safe care at home, especially in the current pandemic situation. All staff should receive regular training as described in the policy and procedures. References and links checked, added some procedural points and a new procedural point added in relation to staff testing for Coronavirus.
This policy will guide staff on the process to follow when dealing with clinical waste. It also includes information on COVID-19. A new reference has also been added.
This policy will help staff understand food hygiene within individuals’ own homes, signpost staff to best practice and ensure they are delivering safe care and support around food. The policy has been reviewed with minimal changes and references checked to ensure they remain current.
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.
This policy outlines how to comply with Duty of Candour regulations. Policy reviewed with minor changes only. References remain current and relevant.
Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
This is a central policy for all social care providers, it has a significant impact on effective and safe service delivery. Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
This policy will inform staff on the training considerations they must undertake to give them the knowledge required in Health and Safety. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.
Policy highlights how the management of medical devices should take place within a service. The policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
Included the role the mental welfare commission for Scotland have on being notified in certain circumstances as part of the role under the Act.