Wales - Registration - Learning Disability
Policy reviewed and updated and now includes reference to COVID-19, and also provides a link to a dependency tool under the ‘Further Reading’ section of the policy.
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.
This policy outlines the supervision process that should be adopted to support staff in their roles. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
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.
This policy details the effective administration systems and processes that need to be in place within the service. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
This policy outlines the process to follow in completing a Statement of Purpose for the service, with a step by step guide for each section. A template Statement of Purpose document is also provided. The policy has been reviewed to ensure it remains in line with regulatory requirements. Minor content changes have taken place, with an additional key fact added. Resources also checked to ensure they remain current and some extra resources added that staff should familiarise themselves with.
This policy details the approach to take when agency staff are required. The checklist will support with ensuring that they are fully inducted before working with the service. The policy has been reviewed with minor content changes. References checked to ensure they remain current and additional further reading source added. Staff should familiarise themselves with the changes.