Policy Updates

Scotland - Registration - Supported Living

Document Modified Date: 20/12/2019 16:11

Whistleblowing Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: SPM11

This policy outlines the procedure to follow if a person wishes to ‘whistleblow’ and raise a concern about a wrongdoing in their workplace.  It has been updated to include procedures on how to ensure compliance with The Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 which imposed a new personal liability on co-workers who victimise or harass whistleblowers as well as vicarious liability on the part of their employers.

Document Modified Date: 17/12/2019 09:06

Care Service Inspections General

Registration and Inspections Inspections Region: | Reference: SRI05

This policy will help staff with continuous improvement and prepare for inspections by the regulator.

Document Modified Date: 28/11/2019 17:40

Health and Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: SHR02

This is a central policy for all social care providers, it has a significant impact on effective and safe service delivery. Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 28/11/2019 11:07

Lone Working Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SPM12

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2019 16:59

Health and Safety Training Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS05

This policy will inform staff on the training considerations they must undertake to give them the knowledge required in Health and Safety. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/11/2019 11:45

General Management Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Administration Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQA06

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 05/11/2019 15:39

Information Pack Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: SAC09

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 29/10/2019 10:19

Capability Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: SPP07

Removal of some of the forms to streamline the policy.

Document Modified Date: 21/10/2019 12:10

Serious Incident Notification Policy and Procedure

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

Included the role the mental welfare commission for Scotland have on being notified in certain circumstances as part of the role under the Act.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Health and Safety Training Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS05

This review has been undertaken with additional information and references. Links have also been provided to clarify the legal stance and business reasons for training. Policy has been converted into the new QCS format.

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