Wales - Safeguarding - Nursing Home
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
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.
Policy reviewed and updated to include reference to COVID-19 and the need to continue to ensure participation of people using services.
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.