Wales - Residential Services - Nursing Home
This policy outlines how to eliminate cross-contamination between care and catering. It has been reviewed and references updated. Policy now includes reference to COVID-19 and the increased importance of managing contacts between care and catering staff, and the need to follow the latest government guidance.
This policy outlines how to maintain a clean and safe environment for individuals using the service. It has been reviewed and updated and now includes reference to COVID-19, and the importance of following best practice guidance. It also highlights the need to review and update risk assessments to ensure that housekeeping staff are working in the safest and most effective way possible.
This policy outlines the process to follow in relation to catering uniforms within the service and to ensure they follow infection control requirements. It has been reviewed and updated to include reference to which of the Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) new lines of enquiry are relevant for the policy. References have also been checked to ensure they remain current.
This policy will guide staff on the processes to follow to ensure that an excellent standard of cleanliness and hygiene is maintained in the service. COVID-19 guidance has been added for housekeeping staff to follow during the pandemic.
The policy will inform staff on the food hygiene process to follow to ensure care and support delivered to service users is safe and follows government best practice guidance.
This policy outlines how accommodation standards will be met at a service to ensure a homely environment for all individuals. It has been reviewed and the relevant Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) Lines of Enquiry are now referenced to highlight how the policy will support, and provide evidence that, any CIW criteria is addressed. In addition all references and further reading links in the policy have been checked and updated.
Relevant Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) Lines of Enquiry are now referenced to highlight how the policy will support and provide evidence that any CIW criteria is addressed. In addition, all references in the policy have been checked and updated, and information has been added on the recognition of cultural and religious requirements.
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.
As an overarching policy, this outlines the catering processes at the service, whilst referring to the suite of catering and food policies and procedures available on the system. It has been reviewed with minor content changes and the forms and references have been checked to ensure that they remain current.
Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.