Scotland - Infection Control - Supported Living
Policy converted to the new QCS format. New enhanced procedures and references in place to support best practice when using medical devices.
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.
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.
Changes made to ensure the policy and procedure meets the requirements of the NHS (Scotland) Code of Practice on the prevention and control of infection for Care at Home services. This is in the context of the Scottish Government’s five-year strategic framework on Antimicrobial and Healthcare Associated Infection. Updated to the new QCS policy format.
NEW – A new policy to systemise the response to actual and potential infections which may be internal or external to the service, followed by barrier care procedures for the containment of actual infections.