Wales - Registration - Domiciliary Care
Guidelines reviewed and no changes made
Document reviewed and no changes made
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 sets out how the service will ensure the individual is provided with information detailing how the service will support them. It includes a template Individual Guide which should be adapted at local level. The policy and guide has been reviewed with no changes made. References remain current to the content of the policy.
This policy sets out the legal process for Individual contracts. A new contract can now be located in the ‘Forms’ section of this policy and there is also a contract template for adaptation in the Resource Centre. A previous version of the contract will remain available in your QCS system for a period of 3 months and is called ‘WAR10L – LEGACY – Individual Contract’. It is strongly recommended that you begin to use this new contract as soon as possible. Please note that a significant number of new sections have been added to your system details questionnaire which require completion. It will be necessary for you to update these details to ensure that the information contained within this policy reflects your service.
Consent is an important aspect of providing support and care to any individual; this policy looks at how consent can be gained. The policy has been reviewed, with a new policy statement added in relation to coronavirus. Other minor content tweaks and references updated to ensure they remain current.
This policy highlights the process to follow to ensure the correct goods are received at a service. It has been reviewed with a new policy statement added in relation to adhering to new Brexit rules, where these apply. References also checked to ensure they remain current and a link to the Brexit rules included.
This policy outlines how a service ensures effective purchasing and has a number of templates to support with this process. The policy has been reviewed with changes made in relation to post-Brexit guidance and the forms updated to ensure they are more streamlined. References have also been checked and new ones added in relation to managing contractors and suppliers.
This policy outlines how to support a safe and necessary fire evacuation for service users. It has been reviewed and clarification made on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, which does not apply to a service user’s own private dwelling thus this has been removed. Please note that providers do have a responsibility for staff training in fire safety, supporting service users to stay safe in their own home. Additional references also added.
This policy outlines how an individual and the organisation can maintain effective communication. It has been reviewed with a new policy statement added in relation to the coronavirus pandemic. References also updated to ensure they remain current.