Policy Updates

Wales - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 28/05/2020 16:04

Risk Assessment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: WHR04

This policy details the risk assessment process to ensure that any risks that may occur within the service are reduced or controlled. It has been updated to reflect the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with new sections added. References have also been added and existing ones checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 27/05/2020 16:38

Appearance Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: WPC06

This policy outlines the approach of {Client_Name_Official} to the appearance of its staff in relation to uniform and dress. It has been reviewed and updated, with reference added to coronavirus. The references have also been reviewed and a further reading link to the Government coronavirus webpage has been added.

Document Modified Date: 27/05/2020 16:34

Unable to Attend Workplace Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: WPA09

The policy has been updated to make reference to furlough and explain why it is not relevant to this policy. This policy governs what steps should be taken and what considerations are taken into account when deciding if it is too dangerous for an employee to attend work due to adverse weather or other external factors out of the employee’s control. Reference have also been checked and updated and the Welsh Lines of Enquiry added in to support how this policy meets the regulations.

Document Modified Date: 27/05/2020 15:41

Right to Work Checks Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR16

The policy has been updated to include the changes to Right to Work Checks during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The policy governs the method to be used when ensuring that recruits have the right to work in the UK.

Document Modified Date: 27/05/2020 10:19

Supervision Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: WPP09

This policy outlines the supervision process for staff that will support them in their continued development. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/05/2020 17:23

Menopause Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: WPM19

A new policy outlining the responsibilities of the provider to female workers experiencing menopausal symptoms which affect their ability to carry out all functions/impact their physical or emotional wellbeing.

Document Modified Date: 22/05/2020 09:53

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS17

The policy has been amended with easy reads and factsheet documents now located in the Resource Centre of the QCS management system.

Document Modified Date: 21/05/2020 14:10

Spot Checks Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQC21

This policy outlines the spot check process that should be adopted by the service to oversee staff conduct. It has been reviewed with minor changes to the content to reflect the need to be aware of COVID-19 (or other health concerns that may limit the advisability of undertaking a spot check visit), and the limitations on spot checks. References have also been updated.

Document Modified Date: 20/05/2020 17:18

Maternity Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: WPA04

The policy has been updated to outline the interaction between maternity leave and furlough leave during the current COVID-19 crisis. This policy outlines the minimum legal requirements for someone who will be going on or is already on maternity leave, including notice requirements.

Document Modified Date: 19/05/2020 09:46

Social Networking Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: WAB26

This policy details the use of social media and how privacy must be maintained for both individuals and the service as a whole. It has been reviewed and updated with minimal changes. New, relevant CIW lines of enquiry have been added to promote understanding and provide supporting evidence.

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