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Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 16:44

Service Users with Communication Difficulties Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC31

This policy will support staff on how to optimise communication with individuals who have challenges around communication. It has been reviewed with minimal change and further reading added.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 16:31

Service User Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP11

This policy will support staff with developing person centred care planning with involvement of the service user. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current, further reading was added.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 15:50

Hate Crime Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SAR30

This policy will guide staff on the procedure to follow if they believe any hate crime has been committed. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 13:36

Recruitment Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: GPR01

This policy has been reviewed and updated in relation to the new Staff as Patients Policy and Procedure. References have also been checked to ensure they are still current. The Application Form has been updated to include Staff as Patients on page 9.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 13:03

Swabbing Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: CC94

Policy updated to include information on ‘repeat testing’ for care homes that has been introduced from 6th July. A reference has also been added in relation to this.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 12:30

Pain Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC26

This policy will guide staff on the use of a variety of pain assessment tools to ensure service users have better outcomes. It has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 09/07/2020 11:13

Working Time Regulations Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Miscellaneous Region: | Reference: WPM13

Legislation has been inserted with reference to the Working Times (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020. A new procedure has been included to confirm that employees are now entitled to carry 4 weeks’ paid leave into the following two annual leave years if prevented from taking holidays due to Coronavirus. A new form ‘Notice to take annual leave under Regulation 15(2) WTR 1998‘ and further references have been added, whilst the Welsh Lines of Enquiry have also been added.

Document Modified Date: 08/07/2020 17:25

Advocacy Policy and Procedure

Clinical Governance Risk Management and Safeguarding Region: | Reference: GCR16

This policy has been reviewed with no changes made to its content. References have been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 08/07/2020 17:23

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SHS22

This policy has been reviewed to ensure it reflects current and updated guidance on PPE. References checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 08/07/2020 17:23

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS22

This policy has been reviewed to ensure it reflects current and updated guidance on PPE. References checked and updated.

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