Policy Updates

Wales - Safeguarding - Nursing Home

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: 22/10/2020 14:47

End of Life Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR09

Policy reviewed and updated with a new policy section added to reflect the changes required to end of life planning due to COVID-19. In addition, a new reference has been added and remaining references updated.

Document Modified Date: 21/10/2020 13:28

Participation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR13

Policy reviewed and updated to include reference to COVID-19 and the need to continue to ensure participation of people using services.

Document Modified Date: 21/10/2020 13:13

Home Closure Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Business Admin COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WAR03

This policy discusses the actions of an organisation that has taken the difficult decision to close its service. It discusses the approaches to be taken and the importance of partnership working with local authorities. This policy has been reviewed with KLOES added and an additional procedure added referring to the financial assistance available during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Section 5.11 updated to include infection control considerations.

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