Policy Updates

Wales - Safeguarding - Mental Health

Document Modified Date: 05/01/2021 12:38

Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR03

This policy sets out to detail how the service will support staff to follow their professional code of conduct. The policy has been reviewed and now includes reference to the CIW lines of enquiry. References have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 13/11/2020 16:39

Safeguarding Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR03

This policy details the safeguarding processes to follow in a service. It has been reviewed and updated in line with the Wales Safeguarding Procedures and the All Induction Wales Framework. Notification information has also been included in relation to staff misconduct and pressure ulcers. A COVID-19 procedural point has also been included. References also updated and additional ones added in line with these procedures, staff to familiarise themselves with these.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 17:17

Behaviour that Challenges Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: WCP05

This policy will support where behaviours that challenge present themselves, to ensure the individual’s safety and dignity are respected. It has been reviewed with additional information added to section 5.6 and new procedural points 5.7 and 5.10 included to support the recording process. References have also been updated.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 13:27

Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR11

This policy details the statutory framework in place to ensure that decisions are made by individuals where possible. It has been reviewed with reference added, text clarified and the proposed implementation date of liberty protection safeguards (LPS) changed to reflect government changes.

Document Modified Date: 03/11/2020 16:55

Lone Working Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: WPM12

This policy will support services where staff are required to work alone. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 30/10/2020 13:35

Medical Emergency Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC20

This policy details how to support individuals in the event of a medical emergency. It has been reviewed and updated with a COVID-19 policy section added and the possible increase in medical emergencies being faced by the service. References also updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 29/10/2020 15:52

Wound Care Management Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: WCP16

This policy will support those who provide wound care management to individuals to ensure care is delivered with the best outcomes and in line with national best practice guidance and recommendations. The policy has been reviewed and updated to include reference to the relevant Care Inspectorate Wales lines of enquiry.

Document Modified Date: 28/10/2020 13:17

Pre-Admission and Admission Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Service Commencement Region: | Reference: WCA13

This policy outlines both the pre-admission and admission stages for new individuals and how they must be supported. The policy has been reviewed and updated to include reference to COVID-19 and the impact on the process of admission to the service. References have also been updated and a new one included.

Document Modified Date: 26/10/2020 13:58

Key Worker Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQC07

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 23/10/2020 13:49

Protecting Vulnerable People from Radicalisation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR56

Policy reviewed and updated with minor changes. Now includes reference to the CIW lines of enquiry, and the training available has been updated to reflect latest position.

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