Policy Updates

Scotland - Safeguarding - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:07

Action Planning Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQQ01

Updated into new QCS format. Reviewed the focus from ‘meetings’ to wider use of action planning including responses to Care Inspectorate reports. Updated form template.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:05

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR11

Policy converted into the new QCS format. Links to easy read forms and guidance added.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:03

Pre-Admission and Admission Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Admission Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: SCA13

Policy reviewed and converted into the new QCS format. This policy details the expectations around effective and safe pre-admission, it covers both care and financial/admin roles and responsibilities. Links have been added to further reading to support staff and further clarity provided around training, education, audit and review.

Document Modified Date: 14/01/2019 16:45

Participation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR13

Updated into new format. Greater depth to policy in all areas as well as greater emphasis on service user involvement from design to delivery, participation outcomes and evaluation.

Document Modified Date: 09/01/2019 12:53

Advocacy Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR02

Policy converted into the new QCS format. Further reading and references added to support best practice recommendations and guide staff with further development and knowledge. Reference to MWC Guidance.

Document Modified Date: 19/12/2018 15:53

End of Life Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR09

This policy has been converted into the new QCS format and current references have been added.

Document Modified Date: 17/12/2018 16:55

Accident and Incident Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS01

Updated to the new QCS policy format with additions to reflect current changes in stakeholder requirements.

Document Modified Date: 04/12/2018 16:31

SSSC Code of Practice for Workers and Employers Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: SPR03

Policy updated and converted to the new QCS format. Policy name also changed from Code of Conduct for Social Care Workers to SSSC Code of Practice for Workers and Employers.

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

Service User Communication with Organisation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR18

Updated to the new QCS format. More information provided regarding communicating information and ensuring that Service Users are supported to communicate.

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

Risk Taking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR19

Policy has been revised to update resources, strengthen the legal framework and move into the new format.

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