Scotland - Safeguarding - Care Home
Updated document to reflect changes to Royal Marsden edition. This policy has been reviewed to comply with the new QCS format. This update may reflect a change in reference code for residential clients; if you previously had reference code SCC06, it is now SCC05. It is a new policy for our community clients.
Revised Adult Support and Protection Policy (Previously Safeguarding Policy) to reflect Scottish Legislation and best practice. This policy also has a new reference code and name, it was previously SCR03 Safeguarding Policy and Procedure.
Policy converted to new format. Updated to reflect the Royal Marsden 9th Edition recommendations and NICE wound management resources.
Brought policy into line with new format. Added references to Disclosure Scotland, the PVG scheme and SSSC registration.
Converted to new policy format.
Updated policy into new format. Additional section regarding investigation, updated legislation with Criminal Courts Act 2015 and additional references.
References have been updated in this policy to reflect updated guidance from the Department of Health and National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE.)
Reviewed to include reference to best practice, guidance and legislation in Scotland.
The policy name has been changed from Working Alone Policy and Procedure to Lone Working Policy and Procedure.
The policy has more clearly recognised the importance of risk assessments prior to the delivery of a service by a lone worker, and has defined the procedure to ensure that appropriate resources are available to promote the health, safety and welfare of lone workers.
This policy has been updated in line with best practice.
This policy has been updated to include a definition of ‘abuse’ and two new custom fields for you to include local authority information. These fields can be updated by your Power User within their system details section.