Wales - Registration - Care Home
Policy reviewed and updated to include reference to COVID-19 and the implications for maintenance of the service. This policy will guide staff on the maintenance process to ensure safety and upkeep of the service.
This policy is one of the main policies governing the employee and employer relationship and ‘capability’ is one of the potentially fair reasons for dismissal under the Employment Rights Act. There is a process to follow which ensures that the reason for a dismissal is fair and also that the fair reason for dismissal has been reached after following a fair process, both of which are key to ensure that there is no claim for unfair dismissal. This policy relates to issues of capability which are not linked to lack of capability due to ill health. For guidance on ill health capability, you should follow the Sickness Absence Policy and Procedure. The policy has been reviewed with Welsh Lines of Enquiry added and additions made to the content in sections 5.4 and 5.5. in particular. The Confirmation of Dismissal letter has also been updated. References have also been updated to ensure they remain current.
Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated. This policy will help staff to familiarise themselves with all catering processes.
This policy outlines when a business plan is needed and has a template available for services to use. It has been reviewed with the content of the policy streamlined and also includes a new business plan template. Reference to coronavirus has also been included in the policy and links have also been reviewed and updated.
This policy details the safeguarding processes to follow in a service. It has been reviewed and updated in line with the Wales Safeguarding Procedures and the All Induction Wales Framework. Notification information has also been included in relation to staff misconduct and pressure ulcers. A COVID-19 procedural point has also been included. References also updated and additional ones added in line with these procedures, staff to familiarise themselves with these.
This policy outlines the fire alarm plan for a service to ensure the safety of all individuals and staff. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
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.
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.
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.
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.