Policy Updates

Wales - Registration - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Choice Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR06

Updated to the new QCS policy format.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:07

Individual Communication with Organisation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR27

Updated and expanded information in the new QCS format. More information given on communicating information and ensuring that Individuals are supported to communicate.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Personal Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: WKH09

Policy reviewed and converted to the new QCS format, setting out the standards expected of staff in relation to personal presentation when representing the Service.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Action Planning Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQQ01

Policy updated to the new QCS format. Reviewed the focus from ‘meetings’ to the wider use of action planning including responses to CIW reports and updated the Form template.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Individual Administration File Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: WAB17

Updated to the new QCS policy format. The policy’s content has been expanded to include who is responsible for the policy and for monitoring information. Changes made to the checklist template to include clearer, informed consent.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Electrical Safety Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: WMR06

Policy converted to new QCS format and reviewed to reflect changes in current legislation with the inclusion of further legislation in order to meet the requirements of best industry practice.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:05

Auditing Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQQ02

Policy converted to the new QCS format.  Enhanced procedures now in place that emphasise the responsibilities of designated staff completing audits.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:05

Supporting Recreational Activities Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR25

Policy converted to new QCS policy format. This policy sets out to promote a service where staff support Individuals to engage or continue to engage in activities. The procedure provides clear guidelines on how to achieve this.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:04

The Management of Keys and Key Safe Security Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC32

Revised policy and procedure converted into the new format and to reflect new Welsh Regulations. The policy reflects the need to comply with GDPR and the procedure focuses on Key and Key Safe management and highlights procedures relevant to working in people’s own homes. The Policy title has been amended from ‘Entry to Individuals’ Premises and Safekeeping of Keys Policy and Procedure’ to reflect the content of the policy. Entry to the home is covered in more detail in the No Reply Policy.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:04

Individual Fire Evacuation Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: WCP04

The policy has been revised and updated to support fire safety for people living in their own homes. The policy previously incorporated personal emergency evacuation plans. The policy now advocates providers supporting Individuals to contact the local Fire Brigade for personalised fire safety including evacuation plans and advice on smoke alarms. The policy title has been amended from Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) Policy and Procedure to Individual Fire Evacuation Policy and Procedure to reflect the change. Working with the local Fire Brigade more closely will ensure that Individuals who are at greater risk from fires will be visible to the Fire Brigade.

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