Wales - Health & Safety - Domiciliary Care
This policy outlines the overarching health and safety policy for the service and has a ‘statement of intent’ template available in the forms section. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
This policy will support with identifying potential hazards in the workplace. It has been reviewed with legislation references updated, procedural content reviewed and updated. References have also been updated and additional ones added.
Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
Policy updated with a new section in relation to a chaperone process that maybe required when supporting individuals to attend hospital visits or admissions. References have also been updated to ensure they remain current.
This policy will support staff with driving vehicles for the service and covers driving with individuals. It has been reviewed with an additional procedure point added around driving with individuals during the pandemic.
This policy details the risk assessment process to ensure that any risks that may occur within a 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.
This policy has been reviewed and updated to reflect the new requirements relating to reporting certain incidents relating to COVID-19 as a RIDDOR.
This is a new policy which will support staff with taking an Individual’s body temperature. It gives guidance on what is a normal and abnormal temperature, and highlights the procedure to follow if a fever is suspected. A form is available for staff to record results of the procedure. Although the checking of body temperatures is considered to be a delegated nursing activity, the checking of temperatures may be required by care staff during the COVID-19 outbreak.
This policy sets out how the organisation maintains a safe working environment for staff and visitors. It has been reviewed with minor content changes only. There is an addition to the Lines of Enquiry to demonstrate compliance with the Welsh regulations and references have been checked and remain current.
This policy details the requirements legislation places on business protecting the environment. The policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated. An additional further reading resource has been added relating to Welsh Business expectations.