Policy Updates

Scotland - Infection Control - Mental Health

Document Modified Date: 26/10/2020 11:44

Duty of Candour Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: SAR38

The regulation became law in Scotland on 01/04/2018 and all staff need to know the process of identifying and reporting any incidents which may be reportable under the Act. This policy was reviewed with a new duty of candour checklist added, references and links checked and remain current.

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Document Modified Date: 07/10/2020 14:37

Health and Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: SHR01

Given this is a central policy for all social care providers, it has a significant impact on effective service delivery. It will signpost management and staff to best practice and guide them on their responsibilities within the Health and Safety Act. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links have been checked and a new reference added.

Document Modified Date: 05/10/2020 08:40

Health and Safety Training Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS05

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.

Document Modified Date: 15/09/2020 17:10

Outbreak Management and Barrier Nursing Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCC47

This policy has been updated to incorporate the challenges experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. It guides staff on how to care for people who are at risk of contracting infection or who may be infected and at risk of spreading the disease. New procedural points have been added and references to Scottish Government and Care Inspectorate guidance.

Document Modified Date: 14/09/2020 10:26

Infection Control Policy and Procedure

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

The policy will inform management and staff on all aspects of infection control and includes signposting to coronavirus resources.

Document Modified Date: 24/08/2020 14:44

Legionella Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: SME02

This policy will inform staff on Legionella. Whilst it is not known to transfer from person to person, nonetheless can have an impact on business operations in that resources are diverted to the risk at hand. Staff who get legionella impact the business due to their unavailability. From a customer/resident relationship is the blame culture in which the client has a duty of care.

Document Modified Date: 17/08/2020 14:45

Serious Incident Notification Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS06

This policy will guide staff on the process to follow if a serious incident occurs and advises on which organisations must be contacted.

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

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