Policy Updates

Scotland - Residential - Mental Health

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

Maintenance Communication and Action Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Buildings Region: | Reference: SMB02

Policy converted to new QCS format. Minor adaption to the Maintenance Communication and Action Form so that it now includes an outcomes section.

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

Lift Safety Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: SMR05

Policy converted to the new QCS format and now includes a procedure for responding to lift failure as well as providing access to a range of legislation and guidelines to support best practice.

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

Lift Safety Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: SMR05

Policy converted to the new QCS format and now includes a procedure for responding to lift failure as well as providing access to a range of legislation and guidelines to support best practice.

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

Cross Contamination between Care and Catering Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: SKH03

Converted to the new QCS format. This policy focuses on the use of clothes protectors to reduce the risk of cross contamination and promotes handwashing. Resources and further reading added.

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

Personal Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: SKH06

Review of policy and transfer to new QCS policy format. This policy sets out the standards expected of staff in relation to personal presentation when representing the Service.

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

Accommodation Standards Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Buildings Region: | Reference: SMB01

Policy converted to the new QCS format. Contains details around the intended culture of the environment in the home as well as referencing best practice material that promotes an enabling environment.

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

Food Storage Temperatures Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: SKC05

Policy converted to the new QCS format. This policy sets out the requirements in relation to food storage temperature recordings. It contains updated references and further resources as well as additions to the procedures section.

Document Modified Date: 29/10/2018 15:51

Service Equipment Maintenance Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Equipment Region: | Reference: SME05

Policy converted to new QCS format. Policy reviewed and there have been some additions to the policy and procedure content. This policy promotes the importance all staff in the home have when working with equipment as well as the planned expectations with servicing and maintenance.

Document Modified Date: 25/09/2018 07:24

Security Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Buildings Region: | Reference: SMB05

Converted to the new QCS format. Policy reviewed and updated to reflect changes in best practice and the requirements of various stakeholders including the Care Inspectorate.

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