Policy Updates

Wales - Nursing Home

Document Modified Date: 07/03/2022 17:07

Sex, Sexuality and Relationships Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR32

This policy sets out how the organisation will support individuals to maintain intimate relationships whilst ensuring sexual safety and the protection of adults who may be vulnerable to abuse. The policy has been reviewed and legislation has been updated with more information about ensuring that the expression of sexuality is promoted.

Document Modified Date: 04/03/2022 12:36

Obtaining Medical Reports Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: WPP06

This policy governs the use of medical reports in the event an employee is struggling to carry out their role and there is potentially an underlying health condition as the sole or main cause of this. It has been updated and a new template letter added to the ‘Forms’ section inviting employees to a meeting, where there is possible capability dismissal. The references have also been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 04/03/2022 12:28

Clinical Procedures Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC05

This policy outlines clinical procedures and how these must be undertaken by staff at a service. It has been reviewed and content is still current. References have also been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 03/03/2022 17:55

Personal Possessions Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCR62

This policy details how an individual’s personal possessions must be assessed and a clear record kept of any items brought into the home. It has been reviewed with minimal content changes and references have been checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 03/03/2022 09:20

Daily Communication Meetings Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC09

This policy will advise on the benefits of daily communication meetings and how to arrange and put this initiative in place to benefit both staff and individuals. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 02/03/2022 17:29

Cross-Contamination Between Care and Catering Policy and Procedure

Support Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: WKH03

This policy outlines how to eliminate cross-contamination between care and catering. It has been reviewed and references updated. Policy still includes information about the management of COVID-19 and the importance of regulating contact between care and catering staff, and the need to follow the latest government guidance.

Document Modified Date: 02/03/2022 16:22

Resuscitation Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCP07

This policy details how staff must respond in the event of a cardiac arrest within the service, and this applies not only to individuals, but anyone within the service at the time. The policy still includes guidance in relation to COVID-19. References have also been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 01/03/2022 17:44

Catering Uniforms Policy and Procedure

Support Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: WKC04

This policy outlines the process to follow in relation to catering uniforms within the service and to ensure they follow infection control requirements. It has been reviewed with no changes and references have been checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 01/03/2022 10:55

Auditing Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQQ02

This policy describes the auditing processes at the service, explaining the reasons for, and scope of, the audits required. It has been reviewed and the content is still valid. References have been updated.

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

Depression Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC46

This policy will aid staff where individuals have a diagnosis of, or may suffer from, depression. It has been reviewed with changes throughout for clarity, and to emphasise that depression is not usually a lifelong condition. Rearranging the order of some policy statements and key facts has also taken place. References have also been checked to ensure they remain current.

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