Policy Updates

Scotland - Learning Disability

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Smoking Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: SAR07

The Smoking Policy and Procedure has been updated to include use of e-cigarettes into the definition of smoking.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Scotland Mental Health Strategy and Framework Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQC12

The national framework policy has been extensively updated and renamed to comply with the Scottish Office requirements for policy frameworks and strategies for people with mental health problems.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Public Holidays Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: SPA06

Updated to provide clarification for staff who may be required to work on a Public Holiday.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Food Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: SKH10

NEW: This is a new version of the Food Hygiene Policy that is more focused on involving service users with Learning Disabilities in preparation of food and drink. This new policy has the same name, but a new reference code, it replaces the SKH04.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

Nutrition Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC24

The Nutrition Policy and Procedure has been updated to provide further clarification and assistance in meeting the nutrition care, treatment and support needs of your Service Users.

Document Modified Date: 18/03/2015 08:47

Impact Assessment of Policy Implementation Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQQ14

A new policy and procedure which lays out the best practice methods for implementing new and updated QCS Policies and Procedures.

Document Modified Date: 09/03/2015 09:23

Sex and Sexuality Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR31

This policy has been revised to incorporate issues of capacity and consent with regard to recent mental capacity and sexual offences legislation, and to incorporate more recent guidance on sexuality and intimate relationships in care homes.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2015 08:29

Menu Choice Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: SKC09

Procedure updated to include menu creation and management as per the Food Allergen Policy and Procedure.

Document Modified Date: 24/06/2014 11:40

Job Description – Apprentice Carer

Human Resources Job Descriptions Region: | Reference: SPJ38

NEW: A new job description has been added to give details of the main functions and duties of an Apprentice Carer.

Document Modified Date: 09/04/2014 08:37

Double Up Home Care Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC70

NEW: Developed to help you ensure that care requiring two or more carers is delivered in a safe and personalised manner.

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