Wales - Domiciliary Care - Dementia Centre
Minor changes have been made to meet the needs of community providers of adult social care.
This policy details the rights of agency staff and has been reviewed and updated with no significant changes. The references have also been checked and updated.
This policy will support with promoting independence for individuals with managing their continence. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
This policy provides a framework to support individuals in a medical emergency. It has been reviewed and updated with minor changes and still includes a section on COVID-19. References also checked to ensure they remain current.
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.
This policy will support staff who are administering medication for individuals. It has been reviewed and amendments made across the following sections, including 5.9 where detail has been about hand-under-hand support to take medication independently and the use of ‘refuse’ to ‘decline’ has been edited throughout. References also checked to ensure they remain current.
This policy will support with the creation of a safe working environment and has been reviewed and updated. The procedure has been developed to make reference to the wider requirements of each relevant section of the Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992. References also reviewed and updated.
This policy will support staff on how to respond in the event of a missing individual. It has been reviewed with some additions made throughout and references have also been checked to ensure they remain current.
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.
New: This new policy provides staff with guidance on supporting individuals to vote.