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