Policy Updates

Wales - Residential Services - Nursing Home

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: 10/12/2019 15:28

Maintenance Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WMB03

This policy outlines the maintenance procedures to follow within a service to ensure both the health and safety of individuals, staff and visitors to the service. It has been reviewed with some content changes and restructure of the policy statements. References also updated with some additional resources added.

Document Modified Date: 04/12/2019 18:35

Food Storage Temperatures Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: WKC05

This policy details the importance of ensuring that food storage temperatures are within the required and necessary ranges across the different stages of the food cycle. This policy has been reviewed to ensure that it reflects the most current legislation across all of its contents where referenced. There has also been clarity provided within the Procedures section and associated forms on how to guide staff on the necessary temperatures for safe practice with foods. Finally, we have reinforced across this policy the need to ensure that staff have access to the Catering Guide (as a working document), as this guide dovetails with this policy.

Document Modified Date: 03/12/2019 15:20

Fire Alarm Response Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WMR02

This policy outlines the approach to take in relation to the fire alarm system, drills and responses to the alarm being activated. The policy has been reviewed and updated in line with current best practice and provided more detail. References have also been checked to ensure that they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 02/12/2019 10:13

Maintenance Management Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Maintenance Services Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQM02

This policy discusses how the service will create a safe environment for individuals, staff, professionals and visitors through a well-organised system. It includes roles and responsibilities of key staff and procedures for effective maintenance management. The policy has been reviewed with minor amendments only for ease of reading. References checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 27/11/2019 15:56

Security Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WMB05

This policy outlines the security practices that should be undertaken to maintain a safe service. It has been reviewed, with minor changes made to the ‘Procedure’ section and an additional suggestion added to the ‘Outstanding’ section. References have been updated.

Document Modified Date: 25/11/2019 09:45

Electrical Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WMR01

This policy focuses on electrical safety and includes procedures for portable appliance testing as well as good practice measures for all staff to be aware of. The policy has been reviewed with minor changes only. Reference remain current and up to date.

Document Modified Date: 20/11/2019 12:26

Supply of Individual’s Own Food Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Catering Services Region: | Reference: WKC08

This policy outlines how food that is gifted to service users within a home is managed. This policy has been reviewed with minor content changes and references updated to ensure they remain current.

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.

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