Policy Updates

Wales - Residential Services - Mental Health

Document Modified Date: 16/10/2020 17:47

Catering Hazard Analysis (HACCP) Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WKH02

This policy sets out the framework for HACCP within the service. The policy has been reviewed with no change to the content. The Welsh Lines of Enquiry have been added.

Document Modified Date: 13/10/2020 11:22

Catering Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: WKC02

This is an overarching policy to support with the suite of food and catering policies at the service. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 05/10/2020 14:03

Visiting Contractors Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WMB06

Policy reviewed and updated. Now includes reference to COVID-19 and the importance of risk assessing the need for contractors to visit the service. The Visiting Contractors Declaration form has also been updated to reflect COVID-19.

Document Modified Date: 16/09/2020 15:45

Legionella Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WME02

Policy reviewed and updated. Now includes reference to COVID-19 and the risks associated with legionella, also added the relevant CIW line of enquiry to support understanding of how policy can inform inspections.

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: 11/08/2020 12:13

Lift Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WMR05

This policy outlines the safe management of lifts within a service. It has been reviewed with legislation updates and additional references have been added.

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: 11/12/2019 14:21

Room Call Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Equipment Region: | Reference: WME04

This policy discusses room call systems used within the service. The policy has been reviewed and now references the Medical Device Regulations 2002.

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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