Policy Updates

Scotland - Supported Living - Dementia Centre

Document Modified Date: 27/10/2021 11:26

Service User Vaccines and Immunisation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC97

This policy will guide relevant staff involved in influenza arrangements for service users with the guidelines that must be followed to ensure safe practice is delivered and accountabilities clear. Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 26/10/2021 09:37

Administration of Medicines Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: SCM34

Policy reviewed with some changes in the procedural section, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 25/10/2021 19:48

Supporting Recreational Activities Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR25

Policy reviewed with minimal change, new form added. References and links checked and remain current. This policy will guide staff and give ideas on supporting service users chosen pastimes that interest them and make them feel fulfilled.

Document Modified Date: 25/10/2021 17:03

Gifts, Donations, Wills and Bequests From Service Users Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB20

This policy details the service’s position on gifts, donations, wills and bequests. It has been reviewed and updated to include reference to money laundering in the policy statement (4.4) and definitions section. A link has also been added. References have been reviewed to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/10/2021 12:36

Agency Staff Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC01

This policy outlines the process that should be followed should agency workers be required, including outlining the rights of agency workers. It has been updated to confirm that agency workers are entitled to a Key Information Document which is provided by an employment business. The policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and the references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/10/2021 12:23

Corporate Social Responsibility Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Administration Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQA12

Stakeholders often want to be assured of the business’s commitment to the wider world. This in turn has a positive impact on the business and the way the community and public view it. The policy has been reviewed with minimal change. A new form has been added, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/10/2021 09:20

Display Screen Equipment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS09

This policy will support a service to ensure display screen equipment is used correctly and staff are safe whilst at work. It has been reviewed and the Purpose, Objectives and Policy sections have been revised to provide more clarity on the organisational requirements for DSE management. The Procedure has been developed, expanded and ordered to provide a logical flow of management actions. Definitions have been expanded. A DSE Workstation Assessment Form/Checklist has been added.

Document Modified Date: 21/10/2021 16:58

Management and Prevention of Violence at Work Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Administration Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQQ17

This policy will support a service to manage and prevent violence at work. It has been reviewed and additional definitions included. The requirements for reporting under RIDDOR of Acts of Non-Consensual violence, where it results in an injury of a severity specified by RIDDOR as reportable, has also been included and updates made throughout. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 21/10/2021 15:25

Overarching Mock Inspection Policy and Procedure

Mock Inspection Toolkit Mock Inspection Toolkit Region: | Reference: SMISL00

This policy was developed to enable the service to understand the Care Inspectorate’s inspection framework for Supported Living services. It will help you to measure the level of compliance during the self-assessment quality assurance process, and will give oversight to the use of the mock inspections and form a large section of the quality assurance process. Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 21/10/2021 15:21

Mock Inspection – Key Question 2 – Leadership

Mock Inspection Toolkit Mock Inspection Toolkit Region: | Reference: SMISL02

This supported living policy will support the inspection framework. This policy will support the provider in the quality improvement process. This Mock Inspection Toolkit will assist with understanding Key Question 2 – How good is our leadership? Policy reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

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