Wales - Safeguarding - Learning Disability
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.
This policy outlines the personal planning process from pre-admission to regular quarterly reviews to ensure that the service is maintained for the individual. It has been reviewed, references have been updated and the policy now includes information under the ‘Procedure’ section about the pre-admission assessment and the impact on others of any potential admission, with specific reference to COVID-19.
The Individual Guide has been fully revised and updated to reflect Data Protection, accessible information and additional information on complaints. A number of new custom fields have been included to ensure that the document is bespoke. QCS system details will need to be up to date to make sure that all of custom fields are fully reflected. Providers must read and adapt the Individual Guide where required, to ensure that it fully and accurately reflects their service.
A review of policy and conversion to the new QCS policy format. The procedure section has been extended to include the staff’s role in accessing NHS services.
This policy outlines the recruitment process that should be adopted by the service and highlights this through a values-based approach. The policy has been updated to include a new procedural point on ‘remote interviews’ which staff should familiarise themselves with. A new further reading reference has also been included and all existing references reviewed to ensure they remain current.
Policy reviewed and references updated. Policy now includes reference to Duty of Candour and the need to follow the regulation governing Duty of Candour.
This policy sets out to discuss how the organisation will support Service Users to maintain intimate relationships whilst ensuring sexual safety and the protection of adults who may be vulnerable to abuse. The policy has been reviewed with minor changes only and the lines of enquiry have been added to reflect compliance with Welsh regulations.
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.
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 advocacy and the steps to follow to support Individuals who may require this support. It has been reviewed with minor changes, the references updated and some additional ‘further reading’ and ‘underpinning knowledge’ resources added that staff should familiarise themselves with.