Wales - Safeguarding - Domiciliary Care
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.