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Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Access to Information Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: NIAC01

This policy focuses on the Freedom of Information and Access of Health Record Acts. It also discusses the importance of service user involvement with regards to access to information.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Blood Spillage Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC101

This policy has been converted to the new QCS format and reviewed to reflect the CIW and other stakeholder requirements. It has been remodelled to reflect legislation and best industry practice, and includes the need for training. The policy has been updated to reflect the appropriate action required in a domiciliary care setting where blood spillage kits are unlikely to be used. This policy supersedes WCC02.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Illegal Possession of Drugs on Premises Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC104

This policy has been converted to the new QCS format and has been updated to reflect illegal drugs use in a Service User’s own home. The policy was previously SCC67. An additional custom field, the Local Authority Name, has been included in the policy. Therefore, system details in the QCS Management system will need to be updated.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Illegal Drug Misuse in the Service User’s Home Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC104

New policy reflects illegal drugs use in a Service User’s own home.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: NIHS04

A policy to comply with statues, regulations and quality standards as well as to ensure robust systems are in place to monitor and eliminate the likelihood of hazards and protect service users, staff and visitors.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Monitoring of Business Performance Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: SAC12

The policy has been converted to the new QCS format. Monitoring of business performance is a regulatory requirement and vital to allow both the manager and provider to have an insight into the functioning of the home. This policy details the framework for monitoring and provides guidance on completion of the associated templates that are attached to the policy.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Lift Safety Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: WMR05

Policy converted to the new QCS format and now includes a procedure for responding to lift failure as well as providing access to a range of legislation and guidelines to support best practice.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

CIW Quick Start Guidance Policy and Procedure

Registration and Inspections Registration Region: | Reference: WRI01

This policy, which has been converted to the new QCS format, assists services to be in a continual state of readiness for baseline and focused inspections. It also sets guidelines for dealing with Notices of Non-Compliance, and states ways in which all staff and Individuals can use the inspection process constructively to bring about service improvements.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Bipolar Disorder Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC43

This policy has been updated to reflect the requirements of the new QCS format, and references have been updated.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Distribution of Safety Alert Broadcasts, Rapid Response Reporting and Safety Notices Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: NIAB32

New policy, to ensure the systems are in place for the dissemination of safety alerts, emergency alerts, drug alerts and medical device alerts and to outline a consistent approach for managing them.

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