Policy Updates

Scotland - Safeguarding - Supported Living

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: 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: 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: 07/10/2020 16:30

Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC96

This policy will support staff to deliver specific care to each individual, to risk assess their skin and inform them on interventions to lessen the risk or deal with tissue damage. There are many best practice resources to read and develop staff knowledge. The policy has been reviewed and updated to reflect the Scottish Adapted EUPAP tool and includes reference to the Scottish Excoriation and Moisture Related Skin Damage Tool. References and links have been checked and remain current.

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: 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: 10/12/2019 15:58

End of Life Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR23

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 29/11/2019 09:25

SSSC Code of Practice for Workers and Employers Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: SPR03

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 11/11/2019 13:13

Complex Behaviour Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP05

The policy has been reviewed to ensure that the policy and procedure, references and terminology reflect up-to-date theory and thinking about complex behaviours. This policy is been merged with the De-escalation Policy and Procedure as it is recognised that this is a fundamental strategy for supporting behaviours that may challenge. The De-escalation Policy and Procedure has been archived. New resources have been added to support staff who are working with people who may present with behaviours that may challenge.

Document Modified Date: 01/11/2019 16:14

Medical Emergency Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC37

This policy outlines what to do in the event of a medical emergency. The policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

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