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Document Modified Date: 22/09/2020 14:36

Pandemic Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS13

Policy reviewed, updated and adapted to more accurately reflect the current position with regard to COVID-19. Policy highlights other policy areas that are relevant to support a pandemic. It is not sufficient to rely on this policy to manage the implications of COVID-19. There is a clearer separation between Flu and COVID -19.

Document Modified Date: 22/09/2020 12:09

Pandemic Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS14

Policy reviewed, updated and adapted to more accurately reflect the current position with regard to COVID-19. Policy highlights other policy areas that are relevant to support a pandemic. It is not sufficient to rely on this policy to manage the implications of COVID-19. There is a clearer separation between Flu and COVID -19.

Document Modified Date: 22/09/2020 11:25

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SHS11

This policy will support staff and management regarding the different types of PPE required to protect staff and service users in various settings. It has been substantially revised to ensure there is clarity on the types of PPE required in different scenarios in a care at home setting. New national guidance has been linked within the policy to make it easier to identify what is required.

Document Modified Date: 22/09/2020 08:13

Harassment Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Equality and Human Rights Region: | Reference: SPE01

This policy governs the interactions between employees and when complaints from employees may amount to bullying or harassment. If there is a potential bullying or harassment complaint, this policy also sets out the process to follow in dealing with this complaint.

This will be applicable across all employees and all sectors from top to bottom of an organisation. The implications for an employer for failure to protect staff adequately from bullying and harassment can be threefold: breach of the Equality Act, breach of the Protection from Harassment Act and breach of Health and Safety legislation.

The policy has been amended to include specific reference to the Human Rights Act, in particular Article 8 where there is a crossover between this and the Equality Act.

The procedure section has been updated to ensure clarity and a new definition of aggrieved employee has been inserted. The references have been updated and additional underpinning knowledge from the Equality and Human

Document Modified Date: 22/09/2020 08:05

Harassment Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Equality and Human Rights Region: | Reference: WPE01

This policy governs the interactions between employees and when complaints from employees may amount to bullying or harassment. If there is a potential bullying or harassment complaint, this policy also sets out the process to follow in dealing with this complaint.

This will be applicable across all employees and all sectors from top to bottom of an organisation. The implications for an employer for failure to protect staff adequately from bullying and harassment can be threefold: breach of the Equality Act, breach of the Protection from Harassment Act and breach of Health and Safety legislation.

The policy has been amended to include specific reference to the Human Rights Act, in particular Article 8 where there is a crossover between this and the Equality Act.

The procedure section has been updated to ensure clarity and a new definition of aggrieved employee has been inserted. The references have been updated and additional underpinning knowledge from the Equality and Human

Document Modified Date: 22/09/2020 07:55

Practice Latex Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: DCH06

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 21/09/2020 14:52

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: HS22

This policy will advise management and staff on what PPE to use in different situations following government guidance.

Clusters: Supported Living
Document Modified Date: 21/09/2020 14:46

Pandemic Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SHS13

This policy will support staff and management with how to prepare and manage a pandemic. It covers various pandemics including flu and COVID-19. Policy reviewed, updated and adapted to more accurately reflect the current position with regard to COVID-19. Policy highlights other policy areas that are relevant to support a pandemic. It is not sufficient to rely on this policy to manage the implications of COVID-19. There is a clearer separation between Flu and COVID -19.

Document Modified Date: 21/09/2020 08:50

Privacy Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR24

This policy provides guidance for staff about the importance of supporting the wishes of service users with regards to privacy. It has been reviewed with minimal changes. References and links have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 21/09/2020 08:38

Volunteers Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: GAB22

This policy has been reviewed and updated to include information in the procedure section about NHS Volunteer Responders who can assist at-risk patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Further Reading has been added and references have been reviewed and updated.

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