Scotland - Registration - Domiciliary Care
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 It has been reviewed and merged with the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure which has now been archived.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.