Policy Updates

Wales - Safeguarding - Domiciliary Care

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.

Document Modified Date: 08/09/2020 15:55

Child Protection Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: WAR01

Scheduled review of the policy undertaken with references updated, including one in relation to FGM which has been recently updated. A policy statement in relation to COVID-19 and an NSPCC resource have also been included.

Document Modified Date: 17/08/2020 14:58

Privacy Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR24

This policy details how privacy should be maintained for the Individual. It has been reviewed with minor content changes and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 11/08/2020 17:16

DBS/Disclosure Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR04

All prospective employees should be subject to a risk assessment for a DBS check and, if they are assessed as requiring a DBS check, consideration should be given to the appropriate level. The policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 13/05/2020 17:40

Individuals with Communication Difficulties Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC31

This policy details how the service can manage the health and care of individuals with communication difficulties, to ensure their needs are met. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 13:49

Individual Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: WCP20

Policy converted into the new QCS format and strengthened with information regarding safety, end of life care and partnership participation. Reference to GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 included.

Document Modified Date: 30/04/2020 13:49

Individual Guide

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: WAR16

The Individual Guide has been updated to include the requirements of Regulation 19 of The Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) Regulations 2017.

Document Modified Date: 28/04/2020 10:14

Complaints, Suggestions and Compliments Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQQ03

Policy reviewed and references updated. Policy now includes reference to Duty of Candour and the need to follow the regulation governing Duty of Candour.

Document Modified Date: 16/04/2020 16:28

Restraint Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR17

This policy will guide staff on care and support actions that can be viewed as restrictive and how to decide, record and review if these actions are necessary. During the coronavirus pandemic, there may be strategies implemented to keep people safe who are self-isolating and adhering to social distancing, which are restrictive. However, adhering to government advice is necessary. The policy has been reviewed in light of the coronavirus pandemic, with a procedural section, definitions and references added in relation to this. Existing references and links have been checked and remain current.

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.

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