Wales - Human Resources - Domiciliary Care
The policy has been converted to the new QCS format and amended to make clear that this policy is non-contractual and that it only applies to employees. Additional further reading has also been added.
Reviewed with minor amendments to ensure references are up to date.
Policy reviewed with minor amendments to clarify this is a Human Resources policy and relates to staff, not people who use the service.
Policy rewritten in new format, with more detail included on first aid qualifications and the responsibilities of the Service. This policy was previously published as WPM01.The re-classification to WPM20 is to ensure that there is clarity for users that the First Aid Policy applies in both Service Users’ homes and for the registered location of the service
The policy has been converted to the new policy format. The policy references the Infection Control Policy and Procedure and governs the interaction between the two policies.
Policy has been converted into new policy format. Policy references relevant legislation and guidance. Policy also makes it clear what is considered smoking and the sanctions for breaching the policy.
Converted to new policy format. Clarification added to the procedure to make it clear that this policy applies to all protected characteristics, not just race and sex. The protected characteristics have been fully outlined. The amendments also provide a clear structure to follow should a complaint of bullying or harassment be raised.
Introduction of new policy format.
The policy name has been changed from Working Alone Policy and Procedure to Lone Working Policy and Procedure.
The policy has more clearly recognised the importance of risk assessments prior to the delivery of a service by a lone worker, and has defined the procedure to ensure that appropriate resources are available to promote the health, safety and welfare of lone workers.
This Recruitment Pack has been updated to expand on the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.
This policy has been updated to include reference to the 9 protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.