Policy Updates

Scotland - Infection Control - Supported Living

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 16:30

Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC96

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.

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: 02/10/2020 17:31

Health and Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: SHR02

This is a central policy for all social care providers, it has a significant impact on effective and safe service delivery. Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

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: 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: 17/08/2020 14:34

Sharps and Needlestick Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SCC49

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.

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: 11/06/2020 12:33

Clinical Waste Disposal Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCC07

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.

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.

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