Wales - Infection Control - Care Home
Converted to the new QCS format. This policy focuses on the use of clothes protectors to reduce the risk of cross-contamination and promotes handwashing. Resources and further reading added.
This policy has been converted to the new QCS format with additional information and references added. Links have also been provided to clarify the legal stance and business reasons for training.
Policy converted to the new QCS format, setting out the standards expected of staff in relation to personal presentation when representing the service.
Policy reviewed in line with changes to legislation and stakeholder requirement and updated to the new QCS format.
Policy converted to the new QCS format with new enhanced procedures and references in place to support best practice when using medical devices.
Policy converted to new QCS format with the addition of other reporting requirements when serious events occur as well as necessary regulatory notifications. Included is the requirement to provide support under the Duty of Candour.
Policy converted to new QCS format. This policy contains further procedures and added resources to guide staff with best practice in relation to laundry management within the Service.
Review of current policy with legislation changes. Policy converted to the new QCS format. Update on HSE guidance.
This policy has been reviewed and converted to the new QCS format. It sets out to detail best practice and standards for the management of outbreaks of infection. It includes the need to ensure that the Individual is monitored and risk assessed for social isolation in the event of the need for quarantine or barrier nursing. References, further reading, and outstanding elements have been added.
Policy converted to new QCS format. Reviewed and updated to meet current guidance and now includes the addition of a procedure for large catering events and training requirements in relation to the Care Certificate. Further reading resources added.
This policy has been developed to ensure compliance:
The Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) Regulations 2017
The Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016