Policy Updates

Wales - Residential Services - Care Home

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

Dilution of Chemicals Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Cleaning Region: | Reference: WSC03

Policy reviewed to ensure that it remains current to best practice recommendations and legislative requirements. This policy has also been converted to the new QCS format. A number of references have been provided to reflect not just the issue of
chemical dilutions, but the need for skin monitoring to protect workers from harm

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.

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.

Document Modified Date: 13/11/2018 11:50

Legionella Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Equipment Region: | Reference: WME02

Review of current policy with legislation changes. Policy converted to the new QCS format. Update on HSE guidance.

Document Modified Date: 23/10/2018 16:58

Menu Choice Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: WKC07

This policy has been reviewed and converted to new QCS format. It sets out the standards for menu selection and offers suggestions and procedures to achieve a quality menu. The policy’s overarching aim is to ensure that Service User choice is paramount and highlights the responsibilities of staff who have any part in the dining experience.

Document Modified Date: 25/09/2018 07:24

Electrical Safety Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: WMR01

Policy converted to new QCS format and reviewed to reflect changes in current legislation with the inclusion of further legislation in order to meet the requirements of best industry practice.

Document Modified Date: 25/09/2018 07:24

Security Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Buildings Region: | Reference: WMB05

Converted to the new QCS format. Policy reviewed and updated to reflect changes in best practice and the requirements of various stakeholders including the CIW.

Document Modified Date: 25/09/2018 07:23

Catering Uniforms Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: WKC04

Policy converted to new QCS format. This policy sets out expectations in relation to catering uniforms. The main objective is to promote professionalism whilst ensuring risks of cross-contamination are minimised. This policy is referenced accordingly and contains further resources to guide staff.

Document Modified Date: 25/09/2018 07:23

Fire Alarm Response Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: WMR02

Converted into new QCS policy format. Legislation and best industry practice reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 20/07/2018 08:47

Catering Cleaning Schedule and Audit Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: WKH01

Policy converted to new QCS format. Policy includes reference to best practice and
the procedure has been extended.

Policy reviewed to ensure compliance with:
• The Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals)
(Wales) Regulations 2017
• The Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016

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