Policy Updates

Scotland - Mental Health

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

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP30

Converted into the new format and policy updated to reflect changes in legislation and industry best practice. This policy also has a new reference number, it was previously SCP04.

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

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR11

Policy converted into the new QCS format. Links to easy read forms and guidance added.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:04

Housekeeping Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Cleaning Region: | Reference: SSC05

Policy converted into new QCS format. This policy links in with the Infection Control Standards for Adult Care Homes: Final Standards and acts as the overarching policy for the suite of policies, resources and toolkits available to support a clean safe environment. The procedures have been extended to provide further clarity as well as being supplemented with further references and resources.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:03

Pre-Admission and Admission Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Admission Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: SCA13

Policy reviewed and converted into the new QCS format. This policy details the expectations around effective and safe pre-admission, it covers both care and financial/admin roles and responsibilities. Links have been added to further reading to support staff and further clarity provided around training, education, audit and review.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:00

Supporting Service Users During Adverse Weather Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB35

Policy reviewed to include advice on the use of hot water bottles and wheat bags.

Document Modified Date: 06/02/2019 15:14

Right to Work Checks Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: SPR16

This policy has had a name change to the ‘Right to Work Checks Policy and Procedure’ (previously known as Employment of Non-UK Citizens Policy and Procedure). The reason for this is to promote that Right to Work checks should be carried out on every prospective employee, not just non-UK citizens. The policy has been updated to include reference to the fact that the new Online Right to Work Checking Service now gives employers a statutory defence to any illegal working should they have followed it fully and completely.

Document Modified Date: 24/01/2019 10:05

Notice Periods Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC10

This policy has been updated to enable customisation of notice periods so that they reflect the Organisation’s employment contract information. The Employee Termination Administration Record has also been updated to include reference to Disclosure Scotland notification in cases where a member of staff is dismissed for adult support and protection reasons.

Document Modified Date: 22/01/2019 15:32

Disclosure Scotland Code of Practice Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: SPM14

This document has been reviewed and the Procedure section updated to be more user friendly.

Document Modified Date: 18/01/2019 16:40

Diabetes Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC11

Policy converted into the new QCS format and reviewed with further explanations provided within the procedures section.

Document Modified Date: 17/01/2019 14:18

Supporting Independence with Holidays Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC74

Updated into the new QCS format. References included, information on self-directed support and audit of finances is included.

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