Policy Updates

Scotland - Safeguarding - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 12:30

Pain Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC26

This policy will guide staff on the use of a variety of pain assessment tools to ensure service users have better outcomes. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 08/07/2020 08:37

Limitation of Freedom Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR10

This policy will support staff to consider people’s liberty and ensure that if they are deprived of their liberty, it is the least restrictive option that is implemented. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 07/07/2020 18:03

Key Worker Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQC07

This policy will help staff develop a keyworker system. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 29/04/2020 12:13

Recruitment Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: SPR12

Staff who are responsible for recruitment must make themselves familiar with this policy as it will guide them on the best practice process to follow when recruiting staff. A new procedural point has been added to cover remote interviewing and references reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2020 16:23

Choice of Carer Gender Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR05

This policy will demonstrate the importance of upholding the individual’s choice in regards to the gender of the person who supports them. It has been reviewed with minimal changes and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 02/04/2020 16:25

Hospital Admission and Discharge Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Service Commencement Region: | Reference: SCA17

This policy will guide staff on the process to follow when admitting individuals from hospital to the care home. Included is the most recent advice from the Care Inspectorate and reference to the guidance from HPS – ‘COVID-19 – information and guidance for social or community care and residential settings’.

Document Modified Date: 20/03/2020 14:39

Adult Support and Protection Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR04

This policy will guide staff on what is considered an Adult Support and Protection issue as well as who they should report such incidents to. It is important that staff have a good understanding of the process to follow. The policy has been reviewed with an additional procedural point added in relation to reporting any concerns via an AP1 form. References have also been checked to ensure that they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 19/03/2020 17:07

Consent to Examination or Treatment Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR08

This policy will guide staff on how best to gain consent and on methods which can be used to obtain this. It will inform them about  the process to follow if gaining consent is not possible,

Document Modified Date: 17/03/2020 16:28

Clinical Procedures Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC05

This policy will guide staff on the clinical aspects of care and support and how to ensure checks are conducted. It has been reviewed with minor content changes and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 06/03/2020 16:16

Advocacy Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR02

This policy will provide guidance to staff on the occasions when the need to engage with independent advocacy services is required and their responsibilities. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been updated to ensure they remain current.

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