Policy Updates

Scotland - Safeguarding - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 01/07/2020 17:47

Missing Service User Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: SAR35

This policy will support staff on the process to follow if a Service User is missing.

Document Modified Date: 09/06/2020 17:42

Protecting Vulnerable People from Radicalisation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR57

This policy will support staff on what to do if they suspect a person is being radicalised and who to contact for advice. It has been reviewed with minimal changes and references and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 08/06/2020 12:23

Dementia Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC41

This policy will guide staff on best practice management in dementia care. The policy has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 04/06/2020 17:30

Changes in Health State Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC04

This policy will guide staff on the process to follow if there are changes in Service User’s health status. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 21/05/2020 15:29

Service User Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP20

This policy will support staff to develop person centred care plans in partnership with the service user. There are many resources which will guide them on using best practice. The policy has been review with minimal changes, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 12/05/2020 15:02

Child Protection Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: SAR01

This policy will guide staff on the process to follow if they suspect child abuse and it has contact details of external agencies who can help and advise. It also gives information on what abuse is and the observations staff can make to elicit signs of abuse of a child.

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 13:49

Continuity and Consistency of Care Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQC18

Policy reviewed and converted to the new QCS format. This policy content has been revised to reflect the variation in operational models with home care and the policy title has been amended from Key Worker Policy and Procedure to Continuity and Consistency of Care Policy and Procedure.

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: 14/04/2020 09:58

Accident and Incident Reporting Policy and Procedure

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

This policy has been reviewed and updated to reflect the new requirements relating to reporting certain incidents relating to COVID-19 as a RIDDOR.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2020 11:02

Restraint Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR17

This policy will guide staff on care and support actions that can be viewed as restraintive and how to decide, record and review if these actions are necessary. During the coronavirus pandemic there may be strategies implemented to keep people safe who are self-isolating and adhering to social distancing, which are restraintive, however adhering to government advice is necessary. The policy has been reviewed in light of the coronavirus pandemic and references and links checked and remain current.

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