Scotland - Mental Health
This policy will inform staff on the process to follow when requesting and administrating PRN medication to service users. It has been reviewed and references and links have been checked and remain current.
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.
A new policy outlining the responsibilities of the provider to female workers experiencing menopausal symptoms which affect their ability to carry out all functions/impact their physical or emotional wellbeing.
This policy will inform staff on the process to follow to obtain medical records for staff.
The policy has been updated to include the changes to Right to Work Checks during the current Covid-19 pandemic. The policy governs the method to be used when ensuring that recruits have the right to work in the UK.
This policy will clarify what staff need to be competent in administering medication, and the need to keep their skills current, reflecting best practice. The policy has been reviewed with information added in relation to COVID-19 and PPE when administering medication. References and links also checked and remain current.
This policy will support staff to follow best practice when supporting Service Users who leave the service but maintain their medication regime. The policy has been reviewed with minimal changes, references and links checked and remain current.
This policy outlines the service’s approach to its staff’s appearance in relation to uniform and dress. It has been reviewed and updated, with reference added to coronavirus. References have also been reviewed and a further reading link to the Government coronavirus webpage has been added.
The policy has been updated to make reference to furlough and explain why it is not relevant to this policy. This policy governs what steps should be taken and what considerations are taken into account when deciding if it is too dangerous for an employee to attend work due to adverse weather or other external factors out of the employee’s control.
This policy outlines the service’s approach to first aid. It has been reviewed with some information added in relation to COVID-19, expired first aid certificates and the requirement to report COVID-19 identified cases as a disease under RIDDOR. References have also been reviewed and updated to ensure they remain current.