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Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:22

Risk Assessment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: DHR01

This policy will guide a service in the management of risk to ensure it is effectively assessed and that measures are put in place. It has been reviewed and updated throughout to provide clarity on various policy elements. References have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:21

Risk Assessment Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: GHR01

This policy will guide a service in the management of risk to ensure it is effectively assessed and that measures are put in place. It has been reviewed and updated throughout to provide clarity on various policy elements. References have been checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:14

Maternity Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: DPA03

This policy details the entitlements surrounding maternity leave for staff. It has been reviewed and policy statement 4.2 has been removed as this directed employees to the Statutory Time Off Policy and Procedure for their rights in relation to time of for antenatal appointments, which is in fact covered in this policy at procedure 5.3 and
5.4. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:13

Maternity Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: WPA04

This policy details the entitlements surrounding maternity leave for staff. It has been reviewed and policy statement 4.2 has been removed as this directed employees to the Statutory Time Off Policy and Procedure for their rights in relation to time of for antenatal appointments, which is in fact covered in this policy at procedure 5.3 and
5.4. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:12

Maternity Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: GPA03

This policy details the entitlements surrounding maternity leave for staff. It has been reviewed and policy statement 4.2 has been removed as this directed employees to the Statutory Time Off Policy and Procedure for their rights in relation to time off for antenatal appointments, which is in fact covered in this policy at procedure 5.3 and 5.4. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:07

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: DHS06

This policy has been updated with minor amendments to the structure and ordering of the sections. There are also minor amendments to the definitions to ensure consistency with other policies. The process for hazard identification has been amended to include a requirement for immediate action to prevent harm where necessary. The Hazard Record Form has been amended to include capture of these actions. References have been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:06

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: GHS06

This policy has been updated with minor amendments to the structure and ordering of the sections. There are also minor amendments to the definitions to ensure consistency with other policies. The process for hazard identification has been amended to include a requirement for immediate action to prevent harm where necessary. The Hazard Record Form has been amended to include capture of these actions. References have been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 18:00

Staff Contracts Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: GPC06

This policy will support a service with new or existing staff who require contracts and includes templates to use. The contract has been reviewed and updated to reference the relevant policies on the QCS system and to reflect the requirements of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit clauses on confidentiality. The title of the policy has also changed from ‘Statement of Main Terms and Conditions of Employment – Variation Policy and Procedure’ to ‘Staff Contracts Policy and Procedure’.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 17:53

Spot Checks Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQC21

This policy outlines the spot check process that should be adopted by the service to oversee staff conduct. It has been reviewed with minor update to the content to reflect the need to be aware of COVID-19, and have measures in place during any spot check. References have also been reviewed.

Document Modified Date: 22/04/2021 17:23

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS15

This policy provides an overview of the coronavirus pandemic for staff. It has been reviewed to ensure it remains current. A new procedural section on the COVID-19 vaccination programme has been added and an additional resource included. References have also been updated to ensure they remain current.

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