Scotland - Registration - Care Home
This policy sets out the fire alarm plan for a service. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
This policy will inform staff on the process for booking agency staff and the permissions which must be sought. Policy reviewed and an Agency Staff Feedback Form added to enable the provider to give feedback on the staff member’s performance.
This policy will guide staff who recruit and induct new employees on the process and ensure the relevant information is given to all new employees to read and understand the company and their new post. The policy was reviewed with minor content changes, references and links checked and remain current.
This policy will inform staff on what contents should be in the Service User Guide, and gives an example of a Service User Guide to use. Policy reviewed with minimal changes, references and links checked and remain current.
This policy is one of the main policies governing the employee and employer relationship and ‘capability’ is one of the potentially fair reasons for dismissal under the Employment Rights Act. There is a process to follow which ensures that the reason for a dismissal is fair and also that the fair reason for dismissal has been reached after following a fair process, both of which are key to ensure that there is no claim for unfair dismissal. This policy relates to issues of capability which are not linked to lack of capability due to ill health. For guidance on ill health capability, you should follow the Sickness Absence Policy and Procedure. Policy has been reviewed with change to 5.4 and 5.5 and in the Forms section.
This policy outlines the process to follow to ensure that efficient record keeping takes place at a service whilst maintaining confidentiality. It has been reviewed with minimal content changes and references have been updated to ensure that they remain current.
This policy outlines when a business plan is needed and has a template available for services to use. It has been reviewed with minor content updates and now includes a new business plan template. Reference to coronavirus has also been included in the policy and references have also been reviewed and updated, with some additional ones added.
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. This policy was reviewed with a new duty of candour checklist added, references and links checked and remain current.
This policy will inform staff on how to whistleblow and details how they will be supported should they wish to do so. Policy amended in the purpose section and 6.10 added, some custom fields added. References have been reviewed and updated.
The policy will guide staff on how to keep safe when working alone and confirms that the staff member must feel confident and competent to work alone. It has been reviewed with some content changes and a new form has been added. References and links have also been checked and remain current.