Policy Updates

Scotland - Residential - Learning Disability

Document Modified Date: 02/03/2021 16:52

Laundry Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Laundry Region: | Reference: SSL03

Annual review with minimal change. References and links checked and remain current. This policy will help staff and management to ensure the laundry system is efficient and safe, with signposts to guidance which can help improve practice.

Document Modified Date: 02/03/2021 16:24

Housekeeping Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Cleaning Region: | Reference: SSC05

Policy reviewed with minimal changes. References and links have been checked and remain current. This policy will support staff to implement a robust cleaning regime and signpost them to best practice initiatives and guidance.

Document Modified Date: 25/02/2021 13:15

Catering Hazard Analysis (HACCP) Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: SKH02

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will help direct staff to best practice guidance and processes to follow to ensure food safety is adhered to by introduction of a HACCP system.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 17:27

Dilution of Chemicals Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Cleaning Region: | Reference: SSC03

Minimal changes to policy, references checked and remain current. Due to the nature of harm chemicals can cause, this is reflected in the status rating. This policy will guide staff on the dilution of chemicals to ensure safe practice is adhered to.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 15:58

Housekeeping Management Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Residential Services Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQH03

Policy reviewed with minimal change. References and links checked and remain current. This policy will help staff with all aspects of housekeeping, and signposts to best practice initiatives.

Document Modified Date: 21/01/2021 11:19

Water Temperature Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: SME06

This policy will support in ensuring that water temperatures remain within recommended requirements to avoid Service Users being affected by burns and scalding. All staff need to be aware of the severity of burns and scalding as such an incident would be an Adult Support and Protection issue. The policy has been reviewed and updated to include information about radiator temperatures in the procedural section.

Document Modified Date: 06/01/2021 18:14

Catering Cleaning Schedule and Audit Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: SKH01

Policy review with minimal change. However, relevant staff should familiarise themselves with this reviewed policy and its associated resources. References and links checked and remain current. This policy will help guide staff on catering cleaning and a sample schedule and audit is enclosed.

Document Modified Date: 06/01/2021 18:05

Catering Uniforms Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: SKC04

Policy reviewed with no imminent legislative changes. Staff should, however, take the time to familiarise themselves with its content. This policy will guide staff on the wearing of uniforms and best practice on what to wear to keep safe.

Document Modified Date: 04/12/2020 16:43

Fire Alarm Response Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: SMR02

This policy sets out the fire alarm plan for a service. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 21/10/2020 17:06

Service Equipment Maintenance Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: SME05

This policy will guide staff on the safe maintenance of equipment used within the service. It has been reviewed with a procedural point and new references added.

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