Policy Updates

Wales - Mental Health

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:13

Maternity Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: WPA04

This policy details the entitlements surrounding maternity leave for staff. It has been reviewed and policy statement 4.2 has been removed as this directed employees to the Statutory Time Off Policy and Procedure for their rights in relation to time of for antenatal appointments, which is in fact covered in this policy at procedure 5.3 and
5.4. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 17:23

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

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

This policy provides an overview of the coronavirus pandemic for staff. It has been reviewed to ensure it remains current. A new procedural section on the COVID-19 vaccination programme has been added and an additional resource included. References have also been updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 12:29

Induction and Onboarding Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR07

This policy details the induction and onboarding process to follow for new staff at a service. It has been reviewed with the Care Staff File Recruitment Checklist being updated and additional coronavirus elements added. References have also been updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 16:30

Pets Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: WAR32

This policy outlines the considerations to take when there is potential for pets to be accommodated in the service, or when animals are visiting the service. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 16:21

Clinical Waste Disposal Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC86

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 16:09

Individuals with Communication Difficulties Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC31

This policy details how the service can manage the health and care of individuals with communication difficulties, to ensure their needs are met. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 09:59

Photographs Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: WAR05

This policy details the benefits of taking photographs whilst protecting an individual’s privacy and complying with the relevant legislation and regulations. It has been reviewed and updated with minimal changes to content.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 09:22

Death in Service Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Human Resources COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WPM24

This policy details the process to follow when a COVID-19 death in service takes place. It highlights the entitlements a member of staff may have and provides links to the government support scheme. The policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 16/04/2021 16:12

Individual Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: WCP11

This policy outlines the personal planning process from pre-admission to regular quarterly reviews to ensure that the service is maintained for the individual. It has been reviewed, references have been updated and now include information about COVID-19 and the implications for the service.

Document Modified Date: 16/04/2021 16:07

Laundry Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Laundry Region: | Reference: WSL03

This policy details how laundry should be managed at the service and includes forms to use for auditing and scheduling processes. References have been updated and relevant information regarding COVID-19 has been included.

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