Wales - Safeguarding - Care Home
This policy has been reviewed to ensure compliance with Regulation 58 of The Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) Regulations 2017.
This policy has been developed to ensure compliance with Regulation 29 of The Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) Regulations 2017.
Updated to the new QCS Policy format. Some areas of the procedure have been updated to add further clarification.
Updated to the new QCS policy format. Revised to include specific details on types and indicators of abuse and how to respond. Emphasis is on the need to understand child protection procedures even if no children services are being provided.
Reviewed to reflect The All Wales Standards for communication and information for people with sensory loss
The policy has been reviewed to comply with the new QCS format, and legal references have been updated.
Policy converted to new format. Updated to reflect the Royal Marsden 9th Edition recommendations and NICE wound management resources.
Converted to new format. Updated to reflect Caldicott Requirements and Confidentiality: Code of Practice for Health and Social Care in Wales.
Converted to new QCS policy format, as well as adding a greater emphasis throughout on the decision specific nature of the Mental Capacity Act and its emphasis on finding the least restrictive option when making decisions for someone who lacks mental capacity.
References have been updated in this policy to reflect updated guidance from the Department of Health and National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). As well as conversion into the new policy format.