Wales - Care Home - Dementia Centre
This policy governs where employees and other site visitors can and cannot smoke and makes clear what the implications are should any of these rules be breached. This policy has been reviewed to ensure it remains current with minor content updates and further reading information added.
This policy governs what actions an employer should take in the event one of their employees suffers the death or serious injury of a close family member. It has been reviewed with no significant changes. The references have also been checked and updated.
This policy will support the service where oxygen use is required for individuals. It will guide staff on how oxygen should be handled (and only by competent and trained members of staff). It has been reviewed and information about COVID-19 added into the policy section. Minor changes to other wording and references have been updated.
This policy discusses the actions of an organisation that has taken the difficult decision to close its service. It discusses the approaches to be taken and the importance of partnership working with local authorities. This policy has been reviewed with minor changes to wording. The references have been reviewed and expanded.
This policy details and defines Advance Decisions and the role the service provides when supporting individuals with planning their future care, wishes and preferences. It has been reviewed and updated to ensure the legal requirements are clear. References have been reviewed and updated to ensure they remain current.
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.
This policy will provide staff with an understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 and regulations. It has been reviewed with clarification of the human rights basis of care as well as the clarification of powers to give compulsory treatment and when they apply or do not apply. References have also been checked to ensure they remain current.
This policy will support with managing the appraisal process to ensure the development of managers within a service. It has been reviewed with only minor changes to wording. References have been checked and updated.
This policy will support to promote independence with an individual’s continence. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.