Wales - Learning Disability
This policy outlines the process for admissions of individuals to the service during the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been reviewed and information updated in relation to swab testing and symptoms of COVID-19.
Policy has been updated to reflect the changes to swab testing in Wales. A procedure for care home Individuals and staff has been included as well as the procedure for testing updated. References have also been included that staff should familiarise themselves with.
Policy reviewed and updated. Now includes reference to COVID-19 and the importance of ensuring that the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 are consistently followed when making decisions regarding the administration of medication covertly.
This policy has been reviewed with minor content changes including the Welsh Lines of Enquiry being added and references checked and updated.
This policy has been updated in line with the continual changes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, in particular the lockdown changes announced for 1st June 2020. It must be read with the Infection Control Policy and Procedure, the Business Continuity Policy and Procedure and Coronavirus Policy and Procedure. The policy outlines what actions must be taken to prepare for a pandemic. Resources have also been updated to ensure they remain current.
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.
The policy has been updated to make reference to furlough and explain why it is not relevant to this policy. This policy governs what steps should be taken and what considerations are taken into account when deciding if it is too dangerous for an employee to attend work due to adverse weather or other external factors out of the employee’s control. Reference have also been checked and updated and the Welsh Lines of Enquiry added in to support how this policy meets the regulations.
The policy has been updated to include the changes to Right to Work Checks during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The policy governs the method to be used when ensuring that recruits have the right to work in the UK.
A new policy outlining the responsibilities of the provider to female workers experiencing menopausal symptoms which affect their ability to carry out all functions/impact their physical or emotional wellbeing.