Policy Updates

Scotland - Mental Health

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:07

Verification and Certification of Death Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC91

Updated to reflect the changes as a result of the Policing and Crimes Act 2017. Included, is the new framework – Scottish Government (2018): Confirmation of Death Framework. This policy also has a new reference code, previously it was SCC76.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:07

Action Planning Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQQ01

Updated into new QCS format. Reviewed the focus from ‘meetings’ to wider use of action planning including responses to Care Inspectorate reports. Updated form template.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:07

Catering Management Protocol

Quality Assurance Residential Services Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQK02

Review of current policy into the new format, updated current best industry standards and added additional content where required to ensure compliance.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:07

Discharge Pack Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP02

Policy converted into the new QCS format. This policy has developed to provide further guidance with the Discharge Pack as well as discussing how to support effective discharge. Policy includes training and education expectations as well as how review of the discharge experiences forms part of the quality assurance programme.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Gifts, Donations, Wills and Bequests From Service Users Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB04

This policy has been revised to reflect the policy and procedure on managing gifts, etc. from Service Users. The policy forms part of the adult support and protection policies and should be read alongside the Professional Boundaries Policy and Procedure. The title of this policy has been changed from ‘Business Gifts Policy and Procedure’ to ‘Gifts, Donations, Wills and Bequests from Service Users Policy and Procedure’ to support the amendments made to the policy. The management of business gifts is now part of the Anti-Bribery Policy and Procedure.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Maintenance Management Protocol

Quality Assurance Residential Services Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQM02

Updated into the new QCS format. The policy describes the process to be undertaken when maintaining the premises and clearly details the actions that need to be taken when issues are reported.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Management and Prevention of Violence at Work Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQQ06

Policy reviewed and amended to reflect changes in current legislation and best practice. Updated into the new QCS format.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Specialist Needs Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP14

Policy converted into the new QCS format and now includes references, further reading and some further procedural requirements.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:05

Diabetes Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC87

Policy converted to the new QCS format and reviewed with further explanations provided within the procedures section. It now includes reference to the Diabetes in Scotland website. This policy has a new reference code which replaces SCC11.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:05

Housekeeping Management Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Residential Services Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQH03

Policy reviewed and converted into the new QCS format. Forms have been amended and further copies added that can be personalised to the needs of the service. This policy was previously called Housekeeping Management Protocol.

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