Scotland - Infection Control - Domiciliary Care
This policy will support staff to deliver specific care to each individual, to risk assess their skin and inform them on interventions to lessen the risk or deal with tissue damage. There are many best practice resources to read and develop staff knowledge. The policy has been reviewed and updated to reflect the Scottish Adapted EUPAP tool and includes reference to the Scottish Excoriation and Moisture Related Skin Damage Tool. References and links have been checked and remain current.
This policy will inform staff on the training considerations they must undertake to give them the knowledge required in Health and Safety. References and links checked and remain current.
This policy will inform staff on the strategy to follow to prevent injuries with sharps and needlesticks, the risks involved and the process to follow to keep safe and what to do if an injury occurs.
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 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.
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.
Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
This policy has been reviewed with additional information added.
This policy has been reviewed and the Key Facts section updated to highlight the key areas that promote safe practice between care and food preparation. The references have also been reviewed and updated.
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.