Policy Updates

Wales - Safeguarding - Supported Living

Document Modified Date: 25/01/2021 11:45

Dignity, Respect and Choice Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR21

This policy will support to maintain a person’s dignity, respect and choice whilst undertaking a service. It has been reviewed and updated with more reference to dignity and respect. An additional policy statement and procedural section are now included. Definitions have also been added. The title of the policy has also changed from ‘Choice Policy and Procedure’ to ‘Dignity, Respect and Choice Policy and Procedure’. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/01/2021 17:12

Choice of Carer Gender Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR05

This policy details how individuals have a choice about the gender of their carers. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/01/2021 15:58

Risk Taking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR19

This policy outlines how individuals can be supported to undertake risks safely to maintain, choose and enjoy varying activities. The policy has been reviewed with some content changes to ensure clarity, with definitions also added. This will support practice improvement. References have  also been checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 16/11/2020 14:01

Individual Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: WCP20

This policy outlines the process to follow in relation to an individual’s personal plan, ensuring that it matches the personal requirements of the individual. The policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 13/11/2020 16:39

Safeguarding Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR03

This policy details the safeguarding processes to follow in a service. It has been reviewed and updated in line with the Wales Safeguarding Procedures and the All Induction Wales Framework. Notification information has also been included in relation to staff misconduct and pressure ulcers. A COVID-19 procedural point has also been included. References also updated and additional ones added in line with these procedures, staff to familiarise themselves with these.

Document Modified Date: 27/10/2020 10:04

Deprivation of Liberty in Community Settings Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR26

This policy will support a service to protect the rights of individuals who may lack mental capacity and are deprived of their liberty in their best interests. It has been reviewed and minor updates and clarifications made. The title of the policy has also be changed from ‘Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Policy and Procedure’ to ‘Deprivation of Liberty in Community Settings Policy and Procedure’ for further clarity of the settings this policy is specific to.

Document Modified Date: 22/10/2020 12:59

End of Life Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR23

This policy outlines how to support an individual during end of life, detailing their wishes and preferences. It has been updated with an end of life personal plan and a new Further Reading reference added that staff should familiarise themselves with.

Document Modified Date: 22/10/2020 10:46

Dementia Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC41

This policy will support a service to care for an individual with dementia. It has been reviewed with information now included on dementia and COVID-19. Some further reading resources have been added that staff should familiarise themselves with.

Document Modified Date: 19/10/2020 13:38

Mental Health Act 1983 and Regulations 2008 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR12

This policy provides an outline guide of the Mental Health Act 1983 and Regulations 2008, as they affect people with mental disorders. It has been reviewed with minor changes made to clarify the human rights basis of all care given under the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended). References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 13/10/2020 16:31

Whistleblowing Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: WPM11

This policy details the process for whistleblowing at the service and has been reviewed with content streamlined and a new definition added. References updated to ensure they remain current.

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