Scotland - Infection Control - Mental Health
This policy has been reviewed and converted to the new QCS format. It sets out to detail best practice and standards for the management of outbreaks of infection. It includes the need to ensure that the Service User is monitored and risk assessed for social isolation in the event of the need for quarantine or barrier nursing. References, Further Reading and Excellent Practice elements have been added.
Updated to the new QCS Format. Please note that this policy replaces policy number SCC07.
Policy converted to new QCS format. This policy contains further procedures and added resources to guide staff with best practice in relation to laundry management within the Service.
Policy converted to the new QCS format, reviewed and updated to reflect legislation and best industry practice including the need for training.
New policy to comply with Duty of Candour regulations commencing 01/04/2018.
This policy includes two template forms to be used to obtain consent from a data subject, where consent is required under GDPR. There are two forms, one for service users with capacity and one for service users who lack capacity.
Updated to the new QCS policy format. Reviewed and enhanced using Healthcare Improvement Scotland Guidance and a new website published by the Care Inspectorate
Review of current policy with legislation changes. Policy converted to the new QCS format. Update on HSE guidance – checking procedures.
Conversion to new QCS policy format. Minor changes to sharps procedures and current references added to ensure the policy remains current and reflective of regulatory requirements.
Reviewed. Additional stakeholders added and reference to the Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures included