Policy Updates

Scotland - Supported Living

Document Modified Date: 29/07/2020 14:23

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SPE07

This policy has been revised to include the reporting procedures required when concerns about modern slavery or human trafficking are raised. This policy references updated statutory guidance. Additional information has been included on the risk of modern slavery during COVID-19. Guidance on writing a Modern Slavery Statement has been added to the ‘Forms’ section of the document with a template to support the development of a statement. Indicators of modern slavery and human trafficking have been added to forms. This policy was previously entitled Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy and Procedure and was located under the Human Resources category.

Document Modified Date: 28/07/2020 16:49

Resuscitation Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCP27

This policy will support staff with issues around resuscitation and has been reviewed following the updated statement from the Resuscitation Council UK in relation to COVID-19.

Document Modified Date: 27/07/2020 17:48

Lone Working Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SPM23

This policy was previously referenced SPM12. This policy details the procedures that must be followed for staff working in supported living to ensure they are safe when working alone.

Document Modified Date: 22/07/2020 15:58

Archiving, Disposal and Storing of Records Policy and Procedure

GDPR Policies Region: | Reference: SAB01

This policy will guide staff on the retention period for the various records generated in the health and social care sector. It has been reviewed with the retention period for financial records added and references and links checked and remain current

Document Modified Date: 22/07/2020 09:34

Infection Control Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCC18

This policy will support staff with infection control procedures and includes information in relation to COVID-19 and staff testing.

Document Modified Date: 21/07/2020 18:01

Complaints, Suggestions and Compliments Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQQ03

This policy will support staff when dealing with concerns or complaints.

Document Modified Date: 21/07/2020 13:20

Statutory Time Off Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: SPA08

This policy outlines statutory time off entitlements for employees at the service. It has been reviewed and minor changes made to the scope, purpose, objectives, procedure and key facts sections. A selection of new forms have also been added and references have been updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 21/07/2020 11:22

Review Assessment Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: SCP29

This policy will support staff with ensuring service users’ care profiles are fully reviewed to ensure that the outcomes they experience are positive.

Document Modified Date: 21/07/2020 10:34

Schizophrenia Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC42

This policy will support staff when dealing with service users who experience schizophrenia.

Document Modified Date: 20/07/2020 17:47

Stress and Mental Health in the Workplace Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: SPM02

This policy will help people support individuals who experience stress. It can impact on all individuals but it is important to note when normal every day stress becomes an issue. Staff need to be aware of this and know how to identify it. Please note the name of this policy has changed from ‘Management of Stress Policy and Procedure’, to
‘Stress and Mental Health in the Workplace Policy and Procedure’. The policy has been reviewed and updated to include reference to mental health and mental wellbeing, and the Definitions and Further Reading have been reviewed and updated.

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