Policy Updates

Wales - Registration - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 18/10/2021 21:38

Electrical Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WMR01

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.

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 11:43

Staff Rota Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: WPM09

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.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:40

DBS/Disclosure Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR04

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.

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: 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: 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.

Document Modified Date: 28/08/2020 15:44

Access to Information Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: WAC01

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.

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