Policy Updates

Wales - Infection Control - Care Home with Nursing

Document Modified Date: 29/10/2020 15:52

Wound Care Management Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: WCP16

This policy will support those who provide wound care management to individuals to ensure care is delivered with the best outcomes and in line with national best practice guidance and recommendations. The policy has been reviewed and updated to include reference to the relevant Care Inspectorate Wales lines of enquiry.

Document Modified Date: 14/10/2020 13:06

Water Temperature Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WME06

This policy will support in ensuring water temperatures remain within recommended requirements to avoid individuals being affected by burns and scalding, which could have a significant impact on them and the home through adverse publicity. All staff need to be aware of the severity of burns and scalding as such an incident would be a safeguarding issue. This policy has been reviewed with new forms added that staff should familiarise themselves with. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 13/10/2020 16:50

PEG Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC27

This policy details the care of the PEG site post insertion. It has been reviewed and updated and now includes reference to the Care Inspectorate Wales Lines of Enquiry.

Document Modified Date: 08/10/2020 14:43

Health and Safety Training Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: WHS05

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

Document Modified Date: 16/09/2020 15:45

Legionella Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WME02

Policy reviewed and updated. Now includes reference to COVID-19 and the risks associated with legionella, also added the relevant CIW line of enquiry to support understanding of how policy can inform inspections.

Document Modified Date: 11/09/2020 12:37

Sharps and Needlestick Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: WCC23

This policy will support staff to ensure that needles and other sharps are managed safely within a service. It has been reviewed and updated, and now includes reference to the need to report certain sharps injuries to RIDDOR.

Document Modified Date: 19/08/2020 16:31

Outbreak Management and Barrier Nursing Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC47

This policy will support staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been reviewed and updated in line with the Public Health Wales Document: ‘Guidance to Prevent COVID-19 Among Care Home Residents and Manage Cases, Incidents & Outbreaks in Residential Care Settings in Wales’. References have also been added.

Document Modified Date: 05/08/2020 16:34

Health and Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: WHR01

Policy reviewed and updated and now includes reference to COVID-19 and the implications for health and safety.

Document Modified Date: 28/07/2020 16:47

Blood Spillage Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: WCC02

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

Document Modified Date: 29/05/2020 10:40

Risk Assessment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: WHR03

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.

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