Policy Updates

Scotland - Registration - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 03/03/2021 15:31

Disclosure Scotland Code of Practice Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: SPM14

This policy governs how and when an employer needs to carry out a PVG check along with the PVG receipt form. It has been reviewed and merged with the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure which has now been archived. This is to ensure clarity and avoid any crossover. The policy also now includes the new position on PVG application during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Document Modified Date: 02/03/2021 16:59

Registration Authority Notification Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: SAC11

Annual review with minimal changes. References checked and remain current. This policy will instruct staff and management about notifying the regulator. It also includes forms which suggest the various documents to collate which will demonstrate the company’s quality assurance system.

Document Modified Date: 16/02/2021 16:43

Training Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: SPR25

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will help staff with implementing a training plan and includes forms to apply for training and record who attended the various training courses.

Document Modified Date: 16/02/2021 15:28

Induction and Onboarding Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: SPR24

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current, a new form to record staff allergies had been added. This policy will guide staff with recruitment and retention which are such a vital part to get right for organisations, this policy should be reviewed by staff responsible for any part of the induction process.

Document Modified Date: 03/02/2021 17:16

Service User Contract

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: SAR10

This policy sets out the legal process for service user contracts. A new contract can now be located in the ‘Forms’ section of this policy and there is also a contract template for adaptation in the Resource Centre. A previous version of the contract will remain available in your QCS system for a period of 3 months and is called ‘SAR10L – LEGACY – Service User Contract’. It is strongly recommended that you begin to use this new contract as soon as possible. Please note that a significant number of new sections have been added to your system details questionnaire which require completion. It will be necessary for you to update these details to ensure that the information contained within this policy reflects your service.

Document Modified Date: 27/01/2021 17:15

Dignity, Respect and Choice Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR21

This policy will support to maintain a person’s dignity, respect and choice whilst undertaking a service. It has been reviewed and updated with more reference to dignity and respect. An additional policy statement and procedural section are now included. Definitions have also been added. The title of the policy has also changed from ‘Choice Policy and Procedure’ to ‘Dignity, Respect and Choice Policy and Procedure’. References have also been checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 25/01/2021 12:55

Service User Fire Evacuation Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: SCP04

This policy outlines the need to risk assess and ensure fire evacuation procedures are in place. A PEEP template is available to complete as part of this policy. The policy has been reviewed with no significant content changes and references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 20/01/2021 18:33

Guidance on Registering a Care Service

Registration and Inspections Registration Region: | Reference: SRI01

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will help providers apply for a new registration of a service. Information is given on how to register a care service, whilst it is important information it won’t require immediate attention.

Document Modified Date: 20/01/2021 18:29

Quality and Quality Assurance Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQQ10

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will help the service put strategies in place to ensure the standards are raised in service provision, with all staff working together with the same aim.

Document Modified Date: 30/11/2020 12:25

Electrical Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: SMR06

This policy details how to ensure that electrical safety is maintained by a service. It has been reviewed with additional procedural information added into sections 5.3, 5.9, 5.12 and 6.6 as well as 2 new references. Information about the additional requirement to use anti-static matting in switch rooms and 415volts electrical installations areas has also been included. References have been updated to ensure they remain current.

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