Wales - Registration - Care Home
This policy details the processes in place for managing electrical systems and equipment. It has been reviewed with amendments throughout. Definitions have been clarified, including updating PAT information. References to the COSHH Regulations have been removed. An additional procedure section makes reference to the requirement for action on safety-critical defects following the EICR.
This policy will demonstrate the requirement to plan for the staff rota to ensure that individuals have enough staff with the correct skills to support them. It has been reviewed and now includes a section regarding COVID-19 and the implications for rota development.
This policy has been updated to merge both the DBS/Disclosure Policy and Procedure and the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure to ensure clarity and avoid any crossover. The policy also now includes the new position on DBS filtering. This policy governs how and when an employer needs to carry out a DBS check along with the categories of employee who should be subject to a DBS check from a regulatory perspective.
This policy will support services where staff are required to work alone. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
Policy reviewed and updated and now includes policy section on impact of COVID-19 and the importance of reflecting any concerns or issues within the Fire Risk Assessment.
This is an overarching policy to support with the suite of food and catering policies at the service. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.
Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated. This policy will support staff to follow the correct procedure when dealing with individuals’ finances.
This policy outlines the protocol to follow in relation to management structures and having contingency plans in place. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References have been checked and remain current.
Policy has been reviewed and amended slightly to reflect the risk to the client (not just the individual). A letter has been added into the forms section to be issued when authorising the offer of a gift/hospitality. Government guidance and recommendations from ACAS have been added into further reading, references have been reviewed and updated.
This policy details the process to follow when requests for information are received. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.