Wales - Human Resources - Supported Living
Policy converted into new QCS format.
The policy has been converted to the new policy format and additional guidance included. This policy was previously called ‘Temporary Workers Policy and Procedure’ and the title has been changed to avoid confusion with other temporary workers like agency workers and casual workers. For Domiciliary Care Clients this policy replaces policy number WPC15.
Policy converted to new QCS format. This policy discusses codes of conduct for registered professionals and care staff. This is an overarching policy that defines the standards in relation to compliance with these codes and the role of the service in supporting staff to adhere to their code.
This policy has been reviewed and updated to reflect changes required as a result of GDPR.
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
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
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’.