Policy Updates

Wales - Residential Services- Supported Living

Document Modified Date: 12/05/2020 12:06

Laundry Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Laundry Region: | Reference: WSL03

This policy outlines the process a service should adopt in relation to its laundry practices. It has been reviewed and updated to include the latest information and advice regarding the management of laundry during the Covid-19 pandemic. SCIE have provided the content. The SCIE reference should be used to access further detail on best practice during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 11:41

Cross-Contamination Between Care and Catering Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: WKH03

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.

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: 16/12/2019 09:34

Catering Management Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Catering Services Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQK02

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

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: 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: 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.

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