Wales - Human Resources - Nursing Home
Policy converted to new QCS format. New forms designed to aid diverse approach that can be taken with supervision. Supervision format also reviewed and changed in line with SCIE recommendations (professional and managerial model).
This policy has been revised to ensure compliance with:
•The Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) Regulations 2017
•The Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016
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, more detail included on first aid qualifications and the responsibilities of the service.
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.
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.
This document has been updated to amend ‘Nominated Person’ to ‘Responsible Individual’, in line with best practice, and has been updated for minor amendments to terminology. Also, provisions have been included for occasions when the Welsh Language may be ‘Essential’ or ‘Desirable’.
The Changes to Contract Hours form has been updated with a declaration to the employee signature section.