Wales - Safeguarding - Supported Living
Scheduled review of the policy undertaken with references updated, including one in relation to FGM which has been recently updated. A policy statement in relation to COVID-19 and an NSPCC resource have also been included.
All prospective employees should be subject to a risk assessment for a DBS check and, if they are assessed as requiring a DBS check, consideration should be given to the appropriate level. The policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
This policy details how the service can manage the health and care of individuals with communication difficulties, to ensure their needs are met. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
Policy converted into the new QCS format and strengthened with information regarding safety, end of life care and partnership participation. Reference to GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 included.
A review of policy and conversion to the new QCS policy format. The procedure section has been extended to include the staff’s role in accessing NHS services.
The Individual Guide has been fully revised and updated to reflect Data Protection, Accessible Information and additional information on complaints. Revised information on the withdrawal of services to bring the Individual Guide in line with policy. A significant number of new custom fields have been included to ensure that the document is bespoke. QCS System details will need to be up to date to make sure that all custom fields are fully reflected. Providers must read and adapt the Individual Guide where required, to ensure that it fully reflects their service.
Policy reviewed and references updated. Policy now includes reference to Duty of Candour and the need to follow the regulation governing Duty of Candour.
This policy sets out to discuss how the organisation will support Service Users to maintain intimate relationships whilst ensuring sexual safety and the protection of adults who may be vulnerable to abuse. The policy has been reviewed with minor changes only and the lines of enquiry have been added to reflect compliance with Welsh regulations.
This policy has been reviewed and updated to reflect the new requirements relating to reporting certain incidents relating to COVID-19 as a RIDDOR.
This policy outlines advocacy and the steps to follow to support Individuals who may require this support. It has been reviewed with minor changes, the references updated and some additional ‘further reading’ and ‘underpinning knowledge’ resources added that staff should familiarise themselves with.