Policy Updates

Wales - Registration - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 14:54

Training Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR14

This policy will support with the training and development needs of staff at the service. It has been updated to include reference to the registration requirement with Social Care Wales, sections 4.8 and 5.13 added. New reference also included and existing ones checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 03/11/2020 16:55

Lone Working Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: WPM12

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.

Document Modified Date: 03/11/2020 10:27

Electrical Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WMR01

This policy focuses on electrical safety and includes procedures for portable appliance testing, as well as good practice measures for all staff to be aware of. The policy has been reviewed with minor changes only. References remain current and up to date.

Document Modified Date: 21/10/2020 17:12

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: WCP30

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.

Document Modified Date: 14/10/2020 16:37

Individual Guide

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: WAR14

Policy reviewed and updated. Now includes more information about the need for services to develop a ‘written guide’ to meet the regulations. This policy will help the service develop an Individual Guide specific to the service whilst following regulations.

Document Modified Date: 13/10/2020 16:31

Whistleblowing Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: WPM11

This policy details the process for whistleblowing at the service and has been reviewed with content streamlined and a new definition added. References updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 13/10/2020 11:22

Catering Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: WKC02

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.

Document Modified Date: 09/10/2020 11:22

Individual’s Finance Policy and Procedure

Administration Finance Region: | Reference: WAF05

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.

Document Modified Date: 29/09/2020 17:13

General Management Protocol Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQA05

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.

Document Modified Date: 09/09/2020 17:16

Anti-Bribery Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: WAB18

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.

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