Policy Updates

Wales - Registration - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 11:13

Working Time Regulations Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: WPM13

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.

Document Modified Date: 02/07/2020 13:36

Absenteeism Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: WPP01

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.

Document Modified Date: 17/06/2020 09:05

Grievances Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: WPP04

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.

Document Modified Date: 09/06/2020 12:51

DBS/Disclosure Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR04

Policy updated with a new Procedural section in relation to ‘overseas criminal records checks’. Guidance to support this process has also been included in the References section.

Document Modified Date: 01/05/2020 18:53

Infection Control Policy and Procedure

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

This policy details aspects of infection control that should be implemented by a service. It has been reviewed and updated to reflect current guidance in relation to the coronavirus pandemic. A new section around staff testing has also been included, as well as some additional further reading resources.

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 13:49

Safe Use of Hoists Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Equipment Region: | Reference: WME08

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.

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 13:49

Training Policy and Procedure

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

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.

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 13:49

Induction and Onboarding Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR24

A new policy for Induction and Onboarding. Achieving the right induction for staff is vital and the key to retention of staff. A positive experience can make all the difference. This policy identifies the procedures to follow to achieve a successful induction. Resources and further reading are available to enhance the core induction. This policy has a new name and a new reference code. It was previously WPR07 Induction Policy and Procedure.

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 13:49

Job Description – Carer

Human Resources Job Descriptions Region: | Reference: WPJ04

This document has been updated to a new values-based job description and person specification, including responsibilities and duties of the job and personal qualities.

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 13:49

Job Description – Carer

Human Resources Job Descriptions Region: | Reference: WPJ04

This document has been updated to a new values-based job description and person specification, including responsibilities and duties of the job and personal qualities.

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