Policy Updates

Scotland - Learning Disability

Document Modified Date: 14/04/2021 15:07

Health and Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: SHR01

This is an overarching policy and will support staff to meet their legal health and safety obligations. It has been reviewed and changes made across the content to wording. No material change in effect. References also updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 13/04/2021 16:57

Child Protection Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: SAR01

Policy revised with minimal change. The service should include name, address and contact details of the local authority child protection team and ensure this is available for the staff member who is responsible for reporting any such incidents. All references were checked and remain current. This policy will help staff by informing them how to report any suspicious behaviour they may witness from children or their guardians.

Document Modified Date: 13/04/2021 14:19

Restraint Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR17

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will support staff to understand when and how restraint may be considered. It highlights how some measures implemented may be restrictive but viewed as reasonable to follow government guidelines such as social isolation and social distancing. References and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 12/04/2021 14:36

COVID-19 Visiting Process Audit

Quality Assurance Quality Audit Tools Region: | Reference: SQQ93

A new audit to support a service with monitoring its COVID-19 practices.

Document Modified Date: 12/04/2021 12:46

COVID- 19Testing Audit

Quality Assurance Quality Audit Tools Region: | Reference: SQQ92

A new audit to support a service with monitoring its COVID-19 practices.

Document Modified Date: 09/04/2021 13:22

Access to Information Policy and Procedure

GDPR Policies Region: | Reference: SAC01

Annual review with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will explain to staff the process to employ to ensure they following legislation and best practice when accessing information.

Document Modified Date: 08/04/2021 10:57

Complaints, Suggestions and Compliments Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQQ03

Policy reviewed and included more detail around the Care Inspectorate email and telephone numbers, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 07/04/2021 17:31

Dementia Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC40

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will help with staff within the service develop a unique dementia strategy for the service and signpost them to various best practice advice and protocols.

Document Modified Date: 07/04/2021 17:15

Development Appraisal Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: SPR01

Policy reviewed with minimal changes, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will support management with the development of an appraisal strategy in the service and supplies them with agreements and appraisals to implement.

Document Modified Date: 07/04/2021 17:09

Resident of the Day Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC124

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. Added further reading. Policy will support services that choose to implement this initiative which can enhance person centred care. Operational tool to support.

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