Policy Updates

Scotland - Registration - Mental Health

Document Modified Date: 08/01/2019 12:09

Staff Rota Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: SPM09

Policy converted into new QCS format. This policy sets out the resources available to establish an efficient rota system. It highlights the need for accurate staffing levels and how to determine this based on occupancy, dependency and effective resource management. The ‘Further Reading’ section includes dependency tools that may support managers with determining this.

Document Modified Date: 12/12/2018 11:52

Service User’s Finances Policy and Procedure

Administration Finance Region: | Reference: SAF05

This policy has been converted into the new QCS format. The policy content details the drive to enable Service Users to manage their own finances, where possible, and details the procedures to be followed when this cannot be achieved. Resources and further reading have been added to support both staff and Service Users in gaining a better understanding of managing finances.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Serious Incident Notification Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS06

Policy converted to new QCS format with the addition of other reporting requirements when serious events occur as well as necessary regulatory notifications. Included is the requirement to provide support under the Duty of Candour.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Food Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: SKH04

Policy converted to new QCS format. Reviewed and updated to meet current guidance and now includes the addition of a procedure for large catering events. Further reading resources added.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:31

General Management Protocol Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Administration Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQA05

This policy has been reviewed and converted into the new QCS policy format.  It has evolved to now include organisational structure and delegation in management as well as detailing line management standards and regulatory notifications in the unlikely event of a home manager absence.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:31

Staff Levels Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: SPM08

Policy converted to the new QCS format and contains resources and further reading to aid safe staffing level considerations.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:31

Statement of Purpose

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: SAR21

The format of the Statement of Purpose has been updated, with changes to the aims and objectives in particular.

Document Modified Date: 09/11/2018 11:07

Agency Staff Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC01

Policy converted to new QCS format. Review of the form that now includes reference to raising concerns and infection control. Some minor changes to the body of the policy, such as acknowledging inclusivity and equality and how to respond to performance concerns when using agency workers.

Document Modified Date: 30/10/2018 14:49

Supervision Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: SPP08

Policy converted to the new QCS format. New forms designed to aid the diverse approach that can be taken with supervision. Supervision format also reviewed.

Document Modified Date: 05/10/2018 16:56

Health and Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: SHR01

This policy has been updated to the new format in line with current legislation, best industry practice and key stakeholders. Revision includes the addition of a Statement of Intent template which can be located in the forms section of the policy. Forms from the previous version of this policy have been relocated to the ‘useful documents’ section of the system.

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