Policy Updates

Wales - Safeguarding - Nursing Home

Document Modified Date: 31/01/2020 14:19

Consent to Examination or Treatment Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR08

This policy outlines the approach that should be taken with regards to consent, both for individuals with mental capacity and those who lack mental capacity. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/11/2019 12:44

Participation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR13

This policy details how individuals will be encouraged and supported to participate within the service, it discusses how the service will offer different means to enable people to be involved. The policy has been reviewed, with minor changes made to the procedure body, references checked and a Further Reading resource added to aid further knowledge and understanding.

Document Modified Date: 21/11/2019 14:37

Changes in Health State Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC04

This policy outlines how to approach changes in a person’s health state and the processes to follow should this happen. It has been reviewed with minor content changes, some Further Reading resources added and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 20/11/2019 15:37

Behaviour that Challenges Policy and Procedure

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

The policy outlines the up-to-date theory and thinking about behaviour that challenges. The title of the policy has also been updated from ‘Challenging Behaviour’ to ‘Behaviour that Challenges’ Policy and Procedure. This policy is now inclusive of the de-escalation policy and procedure as it is recognised that this is a fundamental strategy for supporting behaviours that may challenge. The De-escalation Policy and Procedure has been archived. New resources added to support staff working with people that may present with behaviours that may challenge.

Document Modified Date: 20/11/2019 14:11

Home Closure Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: WAR03

This policy identifies that service closures will always be viewed as a last resort and acknowledges the stress that comes with a service closure. It sets out clear processes and roles and responsibilities to minimise any resulting disruption and distress. This policy has been reviewed with minor changes only for readability improvement. One additional Further Reading resource added, referring to Nurses working in a closing Care home.

Document Modified Date: 15/11/2019 08:51

Restraint Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR17

This policy outlines guidance in relation to restraint and restrictive practices, where
they are deemed necessary in line with current guidelines. It has been reviewed with
more information added in relation to restrictive practice and references checked and
updated.

Document Modified Date: 15/11/2019 08:30

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR10

This policy outlines the deprivation of liberty safeguards process that should be adopted, where it is deemed necessary. The policy has been reviewed with minor content changes and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 30/10/2019 11:38

Dementia Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC40

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

Document Modified Date: 29/10/2019 13:15

Individual Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: WCP11

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

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:06

Action Planning Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQQ01

Policy updated to the new QCS format. Reviewed the focus from ‘meetings’ to the wider use of action planning including responses to CIW reports and updated the Form template.

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