Policy Updates

Wales - Safeguarding - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 31/01/2020 14:19

Consent to Examination or Treatment Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR08

This policy outlines the approach that should be taken with regards to consent, both for individuals with mental capacity and those who lack mental capacity. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 21/11/2019 14:37

Changes in Health State Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC04

This policy outlines how to approach changes in a person’s health state and the processes to follow should this happen. It has been reviewed with minor content changes, some Further Reading resources added and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 20/11/2019 15:37

Behaviour that Challenges Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: WCP05

The policy outlines the up-to-date theory and thinking about behaviour that challenges. The title of the policy has also been updated from ‘Challenging Behaviour’ to ‘Behaviour that Challenges’ Policy and Procedure. This policy is now inclusive of the de-escalation policy and procedure as it is recognised that this is a fundamental strategy for supporting behaviours that may challenge. The De-escalation Policy and Procedure has been archived. New resources added to support staff working with people that may present with behaviours that may challenge.

Document Modified Date: 15/11/2019 08:51

Restraint Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR17

This policy outlines guidance in relation to restraint and restrictive practices, where
they are deemed necessary in line with current guidelines. It has been reviewed with
more information added in relation to restrictive practice and references checked and
updated.

Document Modified Date: 15/11/2019 08:30

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR10

This policy outlines the deprivation of liberty safeguards process that should be adopted, where it is deemed necessary. The policy has been reviewed with minor content changes and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 15/01/2019 13:13

Pre-Admission and Admission Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Admission Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: WCA13

Policy reviewed and converted to the new QCS format. This policy details the expectations around effective and safe pre-admission and covers both care and financial/admin roles and responsibilities. Links have been added to Further Reading to support staff and further clarity has been provided around training, education, audit and review.

Document Modified Date: 11/01/2019 09:58

Advocacy Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR02

Update: Policy converted to the new QCS format. Further reading and references added to support best practice recommendations and guide staff with further development and knowledge. Reference to NICE Guidance on decision making and mental capacity.

Document Modified Date: 29/08/2018 12:32

Missing Client Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: WAR04

This policy has been converted into the new QCS policy format. It has been updated to reference the Herbert Protocol and emphasises the need to put preventive measures in place wherever possible.

Document Modified Date: 29/08/2018 10:31

Mobility Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC21

Policy reviewed and converted to the new QCS format. Emphasis placed on supporting independence and physical activity as well as mobilisation. This policy now dovetails with the Moving and Handling Policy and Procedure, the Falls Management Policy and Procedure and the Promotion of Recreational Activity Policy and Procedure.

Document Modified Date: 29/05/2018 16:24

Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR03

Policy converted to new QCS format. This policy discusses codes of conduct for registered professionals and care staff. This is an overarching policy that defines the standards in relation to compliance with these codes and the role of the service in supporting staff to adhere to their code.

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