Policy Updates

Wales - Infection Control - Supported Living

Document Modified Date: 02/03/2021 16:00

Serious Incident Notification Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: WHS06

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.

Document Modified Date: 01/02/2021 12:06

Pressure Sore Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC96

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.

Document Modified Date: 08/12/2020 16:55

Blood Spillage Policy and Procedure

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

This policy sets out the safe practice that must be followed when dealing with a blood spillage. It has been reviewed with minor changes and an additional resource has been added to the procedure section to guide staff.

Document Modified Date: 08/10/2020 17:00

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: WHS04

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.

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: 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.

Document Modified Date: 08/10/2019 17:06

Sharps and Needlestick Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC49

Policy reviewed with minor content changes. References updated to ensure they remain current and addition resource to Public Health Wales added.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Personal Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: WKH09

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.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:03

Food Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: WKH08

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.

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