Policy Updates

Wales - Registration - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 16:24

QCS Personal Planning and Assessment Guidelines

Care Planning Care Planning Guidance Region: | Reference: WCG502

Guidelines reviewed and no changes made

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 16:09

Personal Planning Quick Document Finder

Care Planning Care Planning Guidance Region: | Reference: WCG501

Document reviewed and no changes made

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: 17/02/2021 16:19

Individual Guide

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: WAR16

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.

Document Modified Date: 03/02/2021 15:41

Individual Contract

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: WAR10

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.

Document Modified Date: 02/02/2021 16:31

Consent to Examination or Treatment Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR22

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.

Document Modified Date: 01/02/2021 10:17

Receipt of Delivered Goods Policy and Procedure

Administration Finance Region: | Reference: WAF08

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.

Document Modified Date: 29/01/2021 17:51

Purchasing Policy and Procedure

Administration Finance Region: | Reference: WAF06

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.

Document Modified Date: 29/01/2021 16:56

Individual Fire Evacuation Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: WCP04

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.

Document Modified Date: 28/01/2021 15:01

Individual Communication with Organisation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR27

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.

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