Policy Updates

Scotland - Mental Health

Document Modified Date: 16/04/2021 16:59

Induction and Onboarding Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: SPR07

This policy will support a service with the induction and onboarding of new staff and provides a suite of documents to support in this process. The policy has been updated with the Statement of Main Terms and Conditions of Employment removed; this can now be found in The Staff Contracts Policy and Procedure. A new IT Requirements Form has also been added to support with completion of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit submission. References also updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 16/04/2021 14:46

Menopause Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: SPM19

This policy provides detail about the menopause and will support a service where staff may be experiencing the menopause. It has been reviewed with reference to coronavirus added to the policy statement. References have been updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 16/04/2021 12:13

Clear Desk Audit

Quality Assurance Quality Audit Tools Region: | Reference: SQQ94

A new audit to support with maintaining clear desk practices at a service.

Document Modified Date: 15/04/2021 12:28

Supporting Safe Travel and Mobility Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP13

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will help with safe travels and support staff to implement measures to minimise risk.

Document Modified Date: 15/04/2021 12:20

Missing Client Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: SAR04

Annual review of policy with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will help management and staff follow a protocol if someone is missing, this will ensure all things are considered, it also includes who to inform.

Document Modified Date: 14/04/2021 16:55

Display Screen Equipment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS09

This policy will support a service in the use of Display Screen Equipment and the necessary assessments to complete. It has been updated to include reference to the requirement for employers to support employees with glasses in certain circumstances. Other minor content changes have been made throughout the policy. References have also been updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 14/04/2021 15:27

Security Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: SMB05

This policy will support a service to maintain the safety and security of all its service users, staff and visitors. It has been reviewed and updated with a reference added on cyber security. References also updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 14/04/2021 15:22

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. The policy was reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 14/04/2021 15:17

Discipline Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: SPP03

This policy governs the position when carrying out a disciplinary procedure and ensures that, should this be followed, the procedure will be in compliance with the ACAS Code of Practice and therefore procedurally fair. It has been updated to clarify the position when an employee is summarily dismissed.

Document Modified Date: 14/04/2021 15:11

Service User Bullying Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR98

New: This policy has been produced to outline bullying and the consequences whilst at the same time giving an outline of actions to be taken and the process that is then undertaken to resolve the issues.

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