Policy Updates

Wales - Safeguarding - Care Home

Document Modified Date: 14/04/2020 09:39

Accident and Incident Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: WHS01

This policy has been reviewed and updated to reflect the new requirements relating to reporting certain incidents relating to COVID-19 as a RIDDOR.

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 The De-escalation Policy and Procedure has been archived.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: 09/03/2015 09:56

Sex and Sexuality Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR20

This policy has been revised to incorporate issues of capacity and consent with regard to recent mental capacity and sexual offences legislation, and to incorporate more recent guidance on sexuality and intimate relationships in care homes.

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