Wales - Registration - Domiciliary Care
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. Hyperlinks have also been added and references updated to ensure they remain current.
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.
This policy details how privacy should be maintained for the Individual. It has been reviewed with minor content changes and references updated to ensure they remain current.
All prospective employees should be subject to a risk assessment for a DBS check and, if they are assessed as requiring a DBS check, consideration should be given to the appropriate level. The policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
This policy underpins each employer’s approach to discrimination and equal opportunities. It has been reviewed and some content changes made, including reference to ‘bullying’ as a form of discrimination. References have also been added in the ‘Further Reading’ section.
Legislation has been inserted with reference to the Working Times (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020. A new procedure has been included to confirm that employees are now entitled to carry 4 weeks’ paid leave into the following two annual leave years if prevented from taking holidays due to Coronavirus. A new form ‘Notice to take annual leave under Regulation 15(2) WTR 1998‘ and further references have been added, whilst the Welsh Lines of Enquiry have also been added.
The policy has been updated to streamline the structure and add new useful documents. The references have also been updated and Welsh Lines of Enquiry added.
This policy is one of the main policies governing the relationship between employees and their employers. It sets out a formal process that an employer is obliged to deal with. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked to ensure they remain current. One extra further reading reference has been included.
Policy converted to new QCS format with the inclusion of further LOLER and PUWER information. This policy now includes resources and further reading to enhance knowledge. The policy title has been amended to the Safe Use of Hoists Policy and Procedure.
Updated to reflect changes in training requirements. The policy includes key facts and evidence to support outstanding practice. This policy covers all staff groups in the service and references All Wales Induction Framework. This document has a new reference code, the previous code was WPR14.