Policy Updates

Scotland - Supported Living

Document Modified Date: 20/03/2020 14:50

Complex Behaviour Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP33

Scheduled review undertaken of the policy to ensure that it mirrors best practice and up-to-date theory and thinking about behaviours that may challenge. This policy has 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 The De-escalation Policy and Procedure has been archived. Additional references have been added to support staff and existing ones have been updated. Staff should familiarise themselves with all resources. Please note that the reference number on this policy has changed as previously it was SCP05.

Document Modified Date: 20/03/2020 13:33

Clinical Procedures Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC110

This policy discusses clinical procedures within the service and the need to ensure that staff are skilled and competent to deliver these procedures safely. The policy also details the importance of safe delegation between registered nurses and support workers. It has been reviewed with further legislation added.

Document Modified Date: 31/01/2020 14:26

Service User Fire Evacuation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP04

This policy will guide staff who work in care at home on how best to advise service users to remain safe in their own home and the process to follow if the person is incapacitated. The policy has been reviewed and references have been checked and remain valid.

Document Modified Date: 30/01/2020 17:28

Computer, Email and Internet Usage Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB07

This policy will inform staff on the measures to take to ensure email communication is safe and professional, with added guidance on the use of social media to further reading. Policy reviewed and references checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 30/01/2020 17:19

Risk Taking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR19

This policy will guide staff on how to support Service Users to take informed risks and therefore deliver better outcomes for the Service User. References checked and all remain valid.

Document Modified Date: 30/01/2020 17:08

Consent to Examination or Treatment Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR22

This policy will help staff with gaining consent and stresses the importance of informed risk taking and achieving better outcomes for the individuals concerned.

Document Modified Date: 22/11/2019 16:39

Distribution of Safety Alert Broadcasts, Rapid Response Reporting and Safety Notices Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB32

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

Document Modified Date: 22/11/2019 16:28

Privacy Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR24

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

Document Modified Date: 22/11/2019 15:51

HMO Regulations Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: SAR02

This policy will guide staff on how to manage any houses of multiple occupancy and the responsibilities of key staff within this legislation. This policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/11/2019 15:44

Business Plan Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB06

This policy will help the development of a business plan or support in the annual review of the plan to ensure all areas within the plan are on target. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

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