Wales - Infection Control - Learning Disability
Reviewed policy into the new approved format to reflect CIW and other stakeholder requirements. Policy remodelled to reflect legislation and best industry practice and include the need for training.
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.
Changes made to ensure the policy and procedure meet the requirements of the National Infection Control Policies for Wales [Public Health Wales, 2014]: Standard Infection Prevention and Control Precautions (SICPs), regarding the prevention and control of infection.
Changes made to ensure compliance with Regulation 56 of The Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) Regulations 2017.
Conversion to new QCS policy format. Minor changes to sharps procedures and current references added to ensure the policy remains current and reflective of regulatory requirements.
Reviewed. Additional stakeholders included. Reference to Royal Marsden Manual Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures included
Policy converted to new format. Updated to reflect the Royal Marsden 9th Edition recommendations and NICE wound management resources.
NEW: This is a new version of the Food Hygiene Policy that is more focused on involving service users with Learning Disabilities in preparation of food and drink. This new policy has the same name, but a new reference code, it replaces the WKH04.