Policy Updates

Wales - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:13

Maternity Leave Policy and Procedure

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

This policy details the entitlements surrounding maternity leave for staff. It has been reviewed and policy statement 4.2 has been removed as this directed employees to the Statutory Time Off Policy and Procedure for their rights in relation to time of for antenatal appointments, which is in fact covered in this policy at procedure 5.3 and
5.4. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 17:53

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 update to the content to reflect the need to be aware of COVID-19, and have measures in place during any spot check. References have also been reviewed.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 15:32

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

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

This policy provides an overview of the coronavirus pandemic for staff. It has been reviewed to ensure it remains current. A new procedural section on the COVID-19 vaccination programme added and an additional resource included. References also updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 11:14

Induction and Onboarding Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR24

This policy details the induction and onboarding process to follow for new staff at a service. It has been reviewed with the Care Staff File Recruitment Checklist being updated and additional coronavirus elements added. References also updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 21/04/2021 18:23

Positive Behaviour Support Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC123

This policy details Positive Behaviour Support and will aid staff in this area. It has been updated with a new policy statement on coronavirus and procedural point in relation to review and audit of PBS added. Additional references also included.

Document Modified Date: 21/04/2021 17:09

Individual Administration File Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: WAB17

This policy sets out the structure of an individual’s file and will guide staff in its creation. It has been reviewed with minimal content change. However, the Individual File Checklist has been streamlined and updated to incorporate coronavirus requirements. References have also been updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 17:33

Refusal to Hold Records Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: WAR06

This policy outlines what should be done in event of an individual refusing to hold records in their home. It has been reviewed and the content is still valid and up to date. Additional references have been included to widen the range of information that supports the policy.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 16:09

Individuals with Communication Difficulties Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC31

This policy details how the service can manage the health and care of individuals with communication difficulties, to ensure their needs are met. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 10:40

Clinical Waste Disposal Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC07

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 09:59

Photographs Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: WAR05

This policy details the benefits of taking photographs whilst protecting an individual’s privacy and complying with the relevant legislation and regulations. It has been reviewed and updated with minimal changes to content.

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