Policy Updates

Wales - Safeguarding - Nursing Home

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:40

DBS/Disclosure Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR04

This policy has been updated to merge both the DBS/Disclosure Policy and Procedure and the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure to ensure clarity and avoid any crossover. The policy also now includes the new position on DBS filtering. This policy governs how and when an employer needs to carry out a DBS check along with the categories of employee who should be subject to a DBS check from a regulatory perspective.

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: 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: 09/10/2020 11:34

Missing Individual Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: WAR04

Policy reviewed and references updated. Policy now includes reference to the most relevant Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) lines of enquiry.

Document Modified Date: 08/10/2020 16:42

Changes in Health State Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC04

This policy outlines how to support an individual when there are changes in their health state. It has been updated to include reference to COVID-19 and additional references have been added.

Document Modified Date: 06/10/2020 15:59

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR08

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.

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