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Document Modified Date: 22/12/2017 13:01

Falls Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC35

Conversion of policy to new QCS format.This policy meets the recommendations set by NICE and national best practice. Further reading resources have been added to reflect local initiatives available to support proactive falls management. Implementation of a falls procedure flowchart to guide staff with the correct safe management of a service user following a fall or ‘found on floor’ event.

Document Modified Date: 22/12/2017 13:01

Falls Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC99

This policy, which has been converted to the new QCS format, reflects the issue of falls in a home care setting and supersedes Policy WCC35 for Supported Living and Domiciliary Care Clients.

Document Modified Date: 18/12/2017 09:25

Pressure Sore Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC96

Reviewed and enhanced with the inclusion of an adapted Waterlow Score Risk Assessment Form for domiciliary care settings. Please note that this policy replaces policy SCC30 for Domiciliary Care Clients and is a new policy for Supported Living Clients.

Document Modified Date: 18/12/2017 09:25

Pressure Sore Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC30

Updated to the new QCS policy format. Reviewed and enhanced using Healthcare Improvement Scotland Guidance.

Document Modified Date: 14/12/2017 14:54

Pressure Sore Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC30

Updated to the new QCS policy format. Reviewed and enhanced using NICE 2014 guidelines and reference to Welsh Government standards.

Document Modified Date: 14/12/2017 14:54

Falls Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC99

This policy, which has been converted to the new QCS format, reflects the issue of falls in a home care setting and supersedes Policy SCC35 for Supported Living and Domiciliary Care Clients

Document Modified Date: 14/12/2017 14:54

Choking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC100

This policy formally defines the steps to take to identify when somebody is at risk of choking whilst eating, and it defines the actions to take, and who should be involved in the management when issues are identified. This policy was previously SCC78 but has been revised specifically for domiciliary care and supported living settings.

Document Modified Date: 14/12/2017 14:54

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

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: WAB32

A new policy to define the systems to be used for the dissemination of safety alerts, emergency alerts, drug alerts and medical device alerts and to outline a consistent approach for managing them.

Document Modified Date: 14/12/2017 14:54

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

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: SAB32

A new policy to define the systems to be used for the dissemination of safety alerts, emergency alerts, drug alerts and medical device alerts and to outline a consistent approach for managing them.

Document Modified Date: 14/12/2017 14:54

Choking Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC100

This policy formally defines the steps to take to identify when somebody is at risk of choking whilst eating, and it defines the actions to take, and who should be involved in the management when issues are identified. This policy was previously WCC78 but has been revised specifically for domiciliary care and supported living settings.

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