Policy Updates

Wales - Residential Services - Care Home

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: 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: 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.

Document Modified Date: 13/11/2019 11:49

Fire Equipment Policy and Procedure

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

This policy outlines how a service should be covered by an effective fire safety system alongside the necessary fire equipment. This policy has been reviewed with some minor content changes, as well as additional definitions, resources and legislation added.

Document Modified Date: 12/11/2019 16:50

Lifts and Hoists Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Equipment Region: | Reference: WME03

This policy outlines the safe practices to follow in relation to lifts and hoists, to ensure that they are safe to use within the care environment and that continual oversight takes place. The policy has been reviewed with minimal content changes, references have been updated to ensure that they remain current and some additional further reading sources have been added that staff should familiarise themselves with.

Document Modified Date: 21/10/2019 11:52

Legionella Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Equipment Region: | Reference: WME02

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 21/10/2019 10:20

Visiting Contractors Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Buildings Region: | Reference: WMB06

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

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.

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