Policy Updates

Wales - Registration - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 09/11/2020 12:27

Infection Control Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC34

Infection Control is an important aspect in the delivery of safe care and this policy has been reviewed to ensure it remains in line with current legislation. The policy has been reviewed to ensure it remains current. Updates have been made to sections 5.6 and 5.29, a further procedural section in relation to audit and development has also been included. Additional references have also been added.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 15:44

Training Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR25

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, 5.7 and 5.10 added. New reference also included and existing ones checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 04/11/2020 14:35

Individual Administration File Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: WAB17

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/10/2020 12:59

End of Life Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR23

This policy outlines how to support an individual during end of life, detailing their wishes and preferences. It has been updated with an end of life personal plan and a new Further Reading reference added that staff should familiarise themselves with.

Document Modified Date: 22/10/2020 12:51

Health and Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: WHR02

This policy outlines the overarching health and safety policy for the service and has a ‘statement of intent’ template available in the forms section. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 16/10/2020 15:36

Supporting Recreational Activities Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR25

This policy details how a service can support its individuals to undertake activities which they enjoy and support their overall wellbeing. It has been reviewed with COVID-19 information added and references to support completing activities during the pandemic. In addition, a new template ‘activities programme’ form has also been added and existing references updated to ensure they remain current.

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 16:01

General Management Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Administration Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQA06

This policy looks at the organisational structure of a service to ensure there are clear management protocols in place. It has been reviewed with some minor content changes and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 12/10/2020 14:23

Retirement Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: WPM05

This policy will support the process where employees are considering retirement. It has been reviewed with 2 new documents added to the ‘Forms’ section. References have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 12/10/2020 10:41

Electrical Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WMR06

This policy details how to ensure that electrical safety is maintained by a service. It has been reviewed with additional procedural information added into section 5.3 and further information added in relation to training and the requirement to use anti-static matting in switch rooms. There have also been some electrical safety updates. References have been updated to ensure they remain current.

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