Policy Updates

Wales - Mental Health - Dementia Centre

Document Modified Date: 25/02/2022 11:59

Advance Care Planning Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCR69

This policy details the process to follow in relation to advance care plans. It has been reviewed and more information has been added about the importance of mental capacity. References have been updated and more have been added that are relevant for Wales.

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2022 09:46

Social Networking Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: WAB26

This policy will support a service with its approach to social networking and media. It has been reviewed with a Further Reading link updated only and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2022 14:45

Annual Holiday Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: WPA02

This policy highlights the annual holiday entitlements of staff. It has been reviewed and Section 5.12 has been updated in relation to the latest guidance on travel to Wales from abroad. References have also been checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2022 14:44

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS15

This policy is an overarching policy on coronavirus and must be read alongside the suite of policies and procedures in the COVID-19 Hub. It has been reviewed following the update to ‘COVID-19 contacts – Guidance for health and social care staff’. Procedural sections 5.8 and 5.9 have been updated to reflect what to do when in contact with a positive COVID-19 case, and also when it is someone within the member of staff’s household. References have been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 21/02/2022 20:28

Diabetes Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC87

Policy reviewed and information added on diabetic ketoacidosis in the policy, procedure and definition section. A new reference was added and links checked and remain current. This policy will support staff to understand diabetes and signpost them to various specialist organisations who can help and support.

Document Modified Date: 21/02/2022 19:59

Capability Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: WPP07

This policy will support where issues of capability or poor performance arise. It has been reviewed and an update made to the Managers Checklist to reflect the process set out in the procedure. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 21/02/2022 17:07

Food Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Support Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: WKH04

This policy details the expectations with regard to food hygiene within the service, and provides information on the processes to follow. It has been reviewed with minor changes to wording. References have been updated.

Document Modified Date: 21/02/2022 09:10

Welsh Language Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: WAC21

This policy details how the service supports the Welsh language standards and adopts local processes to ensure that Individuals and stakeholders receive information in their chosen language. There have been minor changes to wording and additional references added to ensure that content remains current.

Document Modified Date: 17/02/2022 13:30

Smoking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: WCP34

This policy outlines how staff can support individuals who smoke. It has been updated to include a clearer reference to vaping and also to include more detail about process when staff are holding smoking materials on behalf of the individual. References checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 16/02/2022 19:23

Notice Periods Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: WPC10

Turnover of staff is expected and the business should ensure that it has in place a clear way of dealing with the circumstances when notice is received or given. The policy has been reviewed and procedure section at 5.5 updated to include payment in lieu and garden leave. Headings also added to a number of procedural sections and minor content changes. The references and further reading have been checked and updated.

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