Policy Updates

Wales - Residential Services - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 21/11/2019 17:28

Fire Safety Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: WMR10

This policy sets out how the service will ensure fire safety for its Individuals, staff and stakeholders. There is a predominant reference to the requirement for risk assessment and how to reduce risk as well as defining roles and responsibilities of staff. The policy has been reviewed and amended slightly for readability and to define accountability. References have been checked and remain current with additional Further Reading resources added.

Document Modified Date: 20/11/2019 17:11

Catering Uniforms Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: WKC04

This policy is one of several of Catering policies available. This policy discusses catering uniforms and the presentation of catering staff, and the use of PPE within the catering area of the service.  

This policy has been reviewed and there has been no change to the content or procedures. The purpose has been streamlined for ease of reading and the further reading section has additional sources added.

Document Modified Date: 20/11/2019 12:26

Supply of Individual’s Own Food Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: WKC08

This policy outlines how food that is gifted to service users within a home is managed. This policy has been reviewed with minor content changes and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 19/11/2019 14:30

Catering Hazard Analysis (HACCP) Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: WKH02

This policy sets out how the service will comply fully with food hygiene legislation by the application of HACCP principles. Its ultimate aim is to provide assurance of safe working practices for services users. During its review, there have been minor grammar changes and a further Welsh reading resource added.

Document Modified Date: 19/11/2019 12:26

Catering Cleaning Schedule and Audit Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: WKH01

This policy provides detail and resources relating to the safe and effective cleaning of catering equipment. The policy has been reviewed with no significant changes made and further reading resources have been added.

Document Modified Date: 19/11/2019 12:24

Cross-Contamination Between Care and Catering Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: WKH03

This policy outlines the use of clothes protectors to reduce the risk of cross-contamination and promotes hand washing. It has been reviewed with minor content changes. Resources updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 15/11/2019 14:27

Dilution of Chemicals Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Cleaning Region: | Reference: WSC03

The policy outlines the safe process for trained staff to follow when diluting chemicals. The policy has been reviewed with some content changes and reference updates. A new ‘Hand Check Log Book’ form has been added to the policy which staff should familiarise themselves with.

Document Modified Date: 15/11/2019 12:29

Laundry Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Laundry Region: | Reference: WSL03

This policy outlines the laundry processes that providers must follow to ensure that they adhere to infection control practices. Minor content changes have taken place during the scheduled review of this policy and references have been updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 14/11/2019 11:04

Lift Safety Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: WMR05

This policy outlines how to maintain lift safety through regular checks and examinations. In the event of a lift breakdown, the process to follow in relation to this is also highlighted. This policy has been reviewed with reference and legislation updates taking place. Content has also been added to the procedural points that staff should familiarise themselves with.

Document Modified Date: 13/11/2019 12:26

Service Equipment Maintenance Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Equipment Region: | Reference: WME05

This policy outlines how equipment should be clean, well maintained and serviced when required in order to provide a safe service. The policy has been reviewed with minor content changes and reference updates. However, staff should familiarise themselves with these changes.

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