Policy Updates

Wales - Safeguarding - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 10:20

Medical Emergency Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC37

This policy provides a framework to support individuals in a medical emergency. It has been reviewed and updated with minor changes to wording, and now includes a section on COVID-19, but the content of the policy still remains current and valid. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 10:10

Missing Individual Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: WAR35

Policy reviewed and adapted to more clearly reflect the scope of the responsibility of the organisation when they are not directly providing care or support. In addition, the policy has now had all references to Deprivation of Liberty removed.

Document Modified Date: 05/11/2020 11:16

Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR46

This policy will support with adherence to the Mental Capacity Act and has been reviewed with useful references added in relation to the Wales Key Lines of Enquiry. All existing references have also been updated.

Document Modified Date: 27/10/2020 10:04

Deprivation of Liberty in Community Settings Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR26

This policy will support a service to protect the rights of individuals who may lack mental capacity and are deprived of their liberty in their best interests. It has been reviewed and minor updates and clarifications made. The title of the policy has also be changed from ‘Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Policy and Procedure’ to ‘Deprivation of Liberty in Community Settings Policy and Procedure’ for further clarity of the settings this policy is specific to.

Document Modified Date: 22/10/2020 12:59

End of Life Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR23

This policy outlines how to support an individual during end of life, detailing their wishes and preferences. It has been updated with an end of life personal plan and a new Further Reading reference added that staff should familiarise themselves with.

Document Modified Date: 22/10/2020 10:46

Dementia Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC41

This policy will support a service to care for an individual with dementia. It has been reviewed with information now included on dementia and COVID-19. Some further reading resources have been added that staff should familiarise themselves with.

Document Modified Date: 19/10/2020 13:38

Mental Health Act 1983 and Regulations 2008 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR12

This policy provides an outline guide of the Mental Health Act 1983 and Regulations 2008, as they affect people with mental disorders. It has been reviewed with minor changes made to clarify the human rights basis of all care given under the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended). References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 13/10/2020 16:31

Whistleblowing Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: WPM11

This policy details the process for whistleblowing at the service and has been reviewed with content streamlined and a new definition added. References updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 06/10/2020 15:59

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR08

This policy details the recruitment process for ex-offenders and has been reviewed with General Data Protection Regulation 2016 included and a new definition added. References have been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 16/09/2020 18:04

Care Communication and Information Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQC16

This policy details staff communication with Individuals. It has been reviewed with information added in relation to COVID-19, and references checked to ensure they remain current.

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