Wales - Infection Control - Domiciliary Care
This policy provides detail for staff on how and who to report serious incidents to. It has been reviewed and minor changes to wording for enhanced clarity have been made throughout. There is an update to section 5.4 Health and Safety Executive to reflect requirements for online reporting. References have been reviewed and updated.
This policy will support a service in delivering safe and effective pressure management to service users that require it. The policy has been reviewed with minor content changes and forms amended slightly to ensure they remain streamlined. References also checked to ensure they remain current.
Infection Control is an important aspect in the delivery of safe care and this policy has been reviewed to ensure it remains in line with current legislation. The policy has been reviewed to ensure it remains current. Updates have been made to sections 5.6 and 5.29, a further procedural section in relation to audit and development has also been included. Additional references have also been added.
This policy will support with identifying potential hazards in the workplace. It has been reviewed with legislation references updated, procedural content reviewed and updated. References have also been updated and additional ones added.
Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
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.
Policy reviewed with minor content changes. References updated to ensure they remain current and addition resource to Public Health Wales added.
Policy reviewed and converted to the new QCS format, setting out the standards expected of staff in relation to personal presentation when representing the Service.
Revised policy converted into the new QCS format. Policy updated to meet the specific requirements of Food Handling and Hygiene in an Individual’s home.
Converted into the new QCS format. This policy focuses on the use of aprons to reduce the risk of cross-contamination and promotes handwashing. Resources and further reading have been added.