Policy Updates

Scotland - Infection Control - Mental Health

Document Modified Date: 21/01/2021 11:19

Water Temperature Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: SME06

This policy will support in ensuring that water temperatures remain within recommended requirements to avoid Service Users being affected by burns and scalding. All staff need to be aware of the severity of burns and scalding as such an incident would be an Adult Support and Protection issue. The policy has been reviewed and updated to include information about radiator temperatures in the procedural section.

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: 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: 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: 29/11/2019 13:07

Wound Care Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP16

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 07/11/2019 10:33

Personal Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: SKH06

This policy outlines the personal hygiene requirements for staff, including in relation to appearance and what should be worn for specific tasks, such as food hygiene. This policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and the references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 01/11/2019 16:20

Management of Medical Devices Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC73

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.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Health and Safety Training Policy and Procedure

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

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.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Health and Safety Training Policy and Procedure

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

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.

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