Policy Updates

Wales - Residential Services - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 28/08/2020 12:40

Lifts and Hoists Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WME03

This policy will support a service with the safe management of lifts and hoists. It has been reviewed with minor changes to the policy and missing legislation and Welsh Lines of Enquiry added, additional reference material also included.

Document Modified Date: 21/08/2020 14:03

Maintenance Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WMB03

This policy details the maintenance procedures for a service to follow. It has been reviewed and the procedure updated to reflect “Hot works” and “Permit to Works” with additional bits of information. There is also reference to working safely, barriers and locking off areas, making the area safe, cleaning up and removing tools after completion or away from the work. A Permit to Work template has also been provided in the Forms section.

Document Modified Date: 30/01/2020 10:40

Fire Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WMR10

This policy will support the service with fire safety, ensuring it has the right checks and procedure in place in the event of a fire. The policy has been reviewed with some changes. The terminology ‘stay put policy’ has been removed and replaced with ‘defend in place’. There is more emphasis on the fact that fire drills should be conducted at night as well as during the day (when fewer staff are available). Some additional references have also been included.

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

Fire Equipment Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: WMR03

Policy converted into the new QCS format and updated to reflect changes in best practice and stakeholder holder requirements.

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

Personal Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: WKH06

Policy 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

Maintenance Communication and Action Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Buildings Region: | Reference: WMB02

Policy converted to the new QCS format with a minor adaption to the Maintenance Communication and Action Form to now include an outcomes section.

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

Catering Communication and Action Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: WKC01

Policy converted to new QCS format. This policy sets out to streamline communication between staff and the Catering Team. It relates to Individual feedback. The attached form now includes an outcome section to identify actions taken in response to requests made.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:31

Lifts and Hoists Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Equipment Region: | Reference: WME03

Policy converted to new QCS format with the inclusion of further LOLER information. This policy now includes resources and further reading to enhance knowledge.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:31

Supply of Individual’s Own Food Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: WKC08

Policy converted to the new QCS format. Some additional elements to the procedure section and clear objectives set. This policy aims to promote a culture that encourages visitors to support with meeting the nutritional needs of Individuals, balanced with safe practice in relation to food storage and hygiene.

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