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Document Modified Date: 25/02/2021 05:29

Unexpected Death Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC84

This policy outlines the process to follow when an unexpected death occurs at the service. It has been updated with a section added in relation to Coronavirus and the risks that may arise.

Document Modified Date: 25/02/2021 05:29

Unexpected Death Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC84

This policy outlines the process to follow when an unexpected death occurs at the service. It has been updated with a section added in relation to Coronavirus and the risks that may arise.

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 17:26

Notice Periods Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: GPC08

This policy has been reviewed and updated to include a revised Employee Exit
Interview form and a new Employee Termination Report form. There are no significant
changes to the content and references have also been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 09:34

Witnessing of Documents Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: DAB23

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

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 09:13

Business Expenses Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: DAB03

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

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 09:02

Computer, Email and Internet Usage Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: DAC08

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

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 17:08

Access to Information Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: DAC01

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

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:59

Treatment Plan Policy and Procedure

Clinical Governance Practice Management Region: | Reference: DCP13

Policy reviewed with FGDP guidelines on record keeping added to the ‘Further Reading’ section. Information has been included about six monthly records audits and the template for this is located in the Resource Centre. References have been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:39

Statement of Main Terms and Conditions of Employment – Variation

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: GPC06

This policy contains template documents for employees’ terms and conditions, as well as variations of terms and conditions. It has been reviewed with all forms updated to ensure they remain current to the Employment Rights Act 1996. References also updated.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 12:37

Diabetes Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC11

This policy details how the organisation will support service users who are at risk of or present with Diabetes. Based on recommendations from Diabetes Ireland, HSE and National Guidelines (including UK NICE) it sets out how to assess, support and manage risk and provides guidance and tools for staff to use to aid understanding and a consistent and safe response. The policy has been reviewed and further content added to support staff practice. This includes the following:

Procedure for calibration of blood glucose machines
Increased content for managing hypoglycaemia
Weight management
Insulin management 
Supporting service users to self-manage
Managing Diabetes during COVID-19 links

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