Policy Updates

Scotland - Safeguarding - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 26/10/2020 16:53

Data Protection and Confidentiality Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR07

This policy will support staff with issues around data protection and confidentiality. Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 13/10/2020 10:15

Whistleblowing Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: SPM11

This policy will inform staff on how to whistleblow and details how they will be supported should they wish to do so. Policy amended in the purpose section and 6.10 added, some custom fields added. References have been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 12/10/2020 11:47

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: SPR08

Policy reviewed with significant changes to include information on spent and unspent convictions. References and links checked and remain current. Policy will support staff who are responsible for recruitment on the process to follow to ensure they comply with Disclosure Scotland.

Document Modified Date: 09/10/2020 15:50

Lone Working Policy and Procedure

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

The policy will guide staff on how to keep safe when working alone and confirms that the staff member must feel confident and competent to work alone. It has been reviewed with some content changes and a new form has been added. References and links have also been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 08/10/2020 17:14

Pre-Admission and Admission Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Service Commencement Region: | Reference: SCA13

Pre-admission and admission are fundamental parts of running a successful service. Service users, families, regulatory bodies, and staff want to be assured that needs can be met at the service and this policy sets the standards to efficiently deliver this assurance by means of an effective framework. Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 06/10/2020 16:29

Participation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR13

This policy will demonstrate various methods of how to include and support people to participate in the service development. Policy reviewed with minimal change, reference added from Iriss. References and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 11/08/2020 17:27

Medical Emergency Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC20

This policy will assist staff with the process to follow in a medical emergency.

Document Modified Date: 10/07/2020 16:25

Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR12

This policy will help staff understand the Act and how it applies to individuals who may be ill and require intervention. It has been reviewed with minimal change, reference and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 16:44

Service Users with Communication Difficulties Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC31

This policy will support staff on how to optimise communication with individuals who have challenges around communication. It has been reviewed with minimal change and further reading added.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 16:31

Service User Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP11

This policy will support staff with developing person centred care planning with involvement of the service user. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current, further reading was added.

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