Policy Updates

Wales - Safeguarding - Nursing Home

Document Modified Date: 04/09/2017 11:47

Service Users with Communication Difficulties Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC31

Reviewed to reflect The All Wales Standards for communication and information for people with sensory loss

Document Modified Date: 07/06/2017 15:46

Mental Health Act 1983 and Regulations 2008 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR12

The policy has been reviewed to comply with the new QCS format, and legal references have been updated.

Document Modified Date: 14/03/2017 08:55

Wound Care Management Policy and Procedure

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

Policy converted to new format. Updated to reflect the Royal Marsden 9th Edition recommendations and NICE wound management resources.

Document Modified Date: 16/01/2017 09:59

Confidentiality Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR07

Converted to new format. Updated to reflect Caldicott Requirements and Confidentiality: Code of Practice for Health and Social Care in Wales.

Document Modified Date: 29/09/2016 14:30

Mental Capacity Act 2005 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR11

Converted to new QCS policy format, as well as adding a greater emphasis throughout on the decision specific nature of the Mental Capacity Act and its emphasis on finding the least restrictive option when making decisions for someone who lacks mental capacity.

Document Modified Date: 14/09/2016 12:29

Challenging Behaviour Policy and Procedure

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

References have been updated in this policy to reflect updated guidance from the Department of Health and National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). As well as conversion into the new policy format.

Document Modified Date: 13/07/2016 08:43

Lone Working Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: WPM12

Introduction of new policy format.
The policy name has been changed from Working Alone Policy and Procedure to Lone Working Policy and Procedure.
The policy has more clearly recognised the importance of risk assessments prior to the delivery of a service by a lone worker, and has defined the procedure to ensure that appropriate resources are available to promote the health, safety and welfare of lone workers.

Document Modified Date: 06/04/2015 00:00

End of Life Care Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR09

The Death and Dying Policy has been renamed ”End of Life Care Planning Policy and Procedure”. A framework to guide best practice care and support for service users near the end of their life has been added.

Document Modified Date: 09/03/2015 09:56

Sex and Sexuality Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR20

This policy has been revised to incorporate issues of capacity and consent with regard to recent mental capacity and sexual offences legislation, and to incorporate more recent guidance on sexuality and intimate relationships in care homes.

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