Policy Updates

Scotland - Safeguarding - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:21

Accident and Incident Reporting Policy and Procedure

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

This policy has been updated to include minor amendments to the structure and ordering of sections throughout the document. New definitions have been added and existing definitions amended for consistency across related policies. The procedural section has also been updated to include identifying responsible persons and immediate incident response and the remainder of the existing procedure simplified. A new accident and incident form has also been added to the ‘Forms’ section.

Document Modified Date: 27/01/2021 17:15

Dignity, Respect and Choice Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR21

This policy will support to maintain a person’s dignity, respect and choice whilst undertaking a service. It has been reviewed and updated with more reference to dignity and respect. An additional policy statement and procedural section are now included. Definitions have also been added. The title of the policy has also changed from ‘Choice Policy and Procedure’ to ‘Dignity, Respect and Choice Policy and Procedure’. References have also been checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 20/01/2021 18:36

Mobility Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC38

Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links have been updated. This policy will help staff support Service Users to maintain their mobility and thus help with independence.

Document Modified Date: 20/01/2021 16:39

Moving and Handling Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC79

Policy reviewed with minimal change and references and links checked and remain current. The policy reflects best practice requirements as found in the Scottish Manual Handling Passport. It will help staff understand the risk and the measures to put in place to ensure safety for both service users and staff.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2020 09:24

Service User Communication with Organisation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR27

Communication is at the heart of a good service, the improvement tool in further reading will aid managers. Policy was reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 25/11/2020 17:08

Consent to Examination or Treatment Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR22

Consent is central to effective support being given to individuals and must be sought continuously. This policy will support staff on gaining consent with individuals who lack capacity. Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 25/11/2020 16:51

Risk Taking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR19

Risk taking is central to experiencing good outcomes, this policy will support staff to help individuals take informed risk. Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 04/11/2020 07:52

Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR11

This policy will guide staff on the process to follow, ensuring compliance with legal statutes. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 26/10/2020 17:00

Data Protection and Confidentiality Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR33

This policy will support staff to understand data protection and the importance around confidentiality. Policy has been reviewed and updated with minimal changes, 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.

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