Wales - Mental Health
This policy details the framework in place for anti-bullying. It has been reviewed with changes to the Procedure section only which has been updated to state that the employee will be informed of the outcome of the complaint after the investigation. There is also a new paragraph that states that the complaint will be held on the employee’s and the aggressor’s personnel file. References have been updated and Welsh Lines of Enquiry also included.
Policy reviewed and updated and now includes reference to COVID-19 and the implications for health and safety.
Please note the name of this policy has changed from ‘Management of Stress Policy and Procedure’, to ‘Stress and Mental Health in the Workplace Policy and Procedure’. The policy has been reviewed and updated to include reference to mental health and mental wellbeing, and the Definitions and Further Reading have been reviewed and updated.
As part of the COVID-19 pandemic response, Care Homes and Nursing homes will be required to carry out clinical observations of residents where they have suspected COVID-19 symptoms, have been discharged with COVID-19 symptoms or need to be cared for within the home. The policy outlines how people using services will be supported when they require monitoring of their respiratory rate. The procedure details what staff must do to comply with what is usually a delegated nursing activity.
The policy has been updated with a new section (5.8) to include information relating to the new Test, Trace and Protect process summary guidance. References have also been added in relation to this.
This policy outlines the requirements of a business plan for a service and has a template available for services to use. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
New policy – This policy will support staff and management to re-open the service to a designated visitor following government guidance.
This policy details what is expected of staff who drive for business purposes. It has been reviewed and an additional reference added.
This policy details the requirements with regards to notice periods and how a service should approach this with staff. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.
Policy updated to reflect new government guidance on the self-isolation period which has been extended from 7 to 10 days. References have been checked and the Government statement added to the ‘Further Reading’ section.