Policy Updates

Wales - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 05/01/2021 12:38

Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR03

This policy sets out to detail how the service will support staff to follow their professional code of conduct. The policy has been reviewed and now includes reference to the CIW lines of enquiry. References have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 04/01/2021 17:29

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS15

This policy outlines the process to follow in relation to coronavirus but must be read in conjunction with other COVID-19 policies and procedures on the QCS management system. The policy has been reviewed and includes reference to the COVID-19 alert level system now in place within Wales. References also updated.

Document Modified Date: 04/01/2021 17:14

Pandemic Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS14

This policy will support with the pandemic but must be read in conjunction with other COVID-19 policies and procedures. It has been reviewed and checklist updated to ensure it remains current. References also checked.

Document Modified Date: 17/12/2020 16:30

Register of Other Interests Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: WAB60

New: This new policy will support a service to manage any conflicts of interest effectively. It contains a register that must be completed by staff should any conflicts exist.

Document Modified Date: 16/12/2020 14:36

Re-Opening to Visitors During COVID-19 Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC126

This policy and procedure outlines how visiting will be enabled in line with local and national guidance. The policy has been updated and includes reference to the visiting testing pilot that is currently underway in Wales. The policy will continue to be updated as the process develops.

Document Modified Date: 16/12/2020 12:29

Supporting Individuals During Adverse Weather Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: WAB35

This policy details how to support individuals during time of adverse weather. It has been reviewed with minor updates to content and now includes information about the wider environmental impact of adverse weather. New references have also been added.

Document Modified Date: 15/12/2020 12:44

Adverse Weather Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: WAB24

This policy will support a service to plan in the event of adverse weather. It has been fully reviewed and streamlined. It now includes reference to COVID-19 within the procedural and key facts section. References also updated and a further reading one added in relation to coronavirus.

Document Modified Date: 14/12/2020 16:36

Annual Holiday Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: WPA02

This policy will support a service on the annual holiday rights of its staff. It has been updated to reflect the government announcement that days to quarantine when returning to the UK have been reduced from 14 to 10 days. References also updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 14/12/2020 14:22

Sickness Absence Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Human Resources COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WPA07

Services will always have employees who are sick. This policy makes it clear what their obligations are as well as protecting individuals from contagious diseases etc. Services should always be conscious of health conditions of their employees and take appropriate action to investigate this and explore ways of getting individuals back to work. The policy has been updated in light of the self-isolation rules being reduced from 14 to 10 days; this includes when quarantining after arriving back in the UK. References have also been updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 14/12/2020 13:08

Admissions During COVID-19 Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC121

This policy will support with the ever evolving situation of admissions during COVID-19 that services need to be kept updated on depending on geographical location and government recommendations. It has been updated following the government announcement of self-isolation rules changing from 14 to 10 days. This includes quarantine rules when returning to the UK. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

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