Policy Updates

Latest Updates

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 17:39

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS08

Hazards occur in any work environment; this policy will inform staff on the process of reporting hazards and what can be done to lessen a hazard. This policy has been reviewed with various changes in all sections, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 17:37

Parental Leave Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Human Resources COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SPA12

This policy outlines the law on Parental Leave. This is a commonly overlooked
entitlement to leave and should not be confused with Shared Parental Leave, Paternity
Leave, Maternity Leave or other family-related leave. The right is to up to 18-weeks of
unpaid leave until the employee’s child reaches 18 years old. The Procedure section
has been updated to confirm the position in relation to employees’ terms and
conditions when exercising their right to Parental Leave. An additional entitlement letter
has been added to the Forms section and the references have been updated.

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 15:35

Infection Control Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCC18

Infection Control is an important aspect in the delivery of safe care and this policy has
been updated to include reference to not wearing uniforms outside of the care home.
References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 12:06

Staff Survey

Stakeholder Surveys Staff Region: | Reference: SSQ05

Survey reviewed and no change made

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 12:04

Visiting Professionals Survey

Stakeholder Surveys Visiting Professionals Region: | Reference: SSQ06

Survey reviewed and no change made

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 12:03

Friends, Relatives and Advocates Survey

Stakeholder Surveys Friends, Relatives and Advocates Region: | Reference: SSQ04

Survey reviewed and no change made

Document Modified Date: 24/02/2021 09:26

Residents Survey

Stakeholder Surveys Residents Region: | Reference: SSQ03

Survey reviewed and no changes made

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 17:27

Dilution of Chemicals Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Cleaning Region: | Reference: SSC03

Minimal changes to policy, references checked and remain current. Due to the nature of harm chemicals can cause, this is reflected in the status rating. This policy will guide staff on the dilution of chemicals to ensure safe practice is adhered to.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 17:03

Privacy Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR67

Policy has been reviewed with minimal change, references and links checked and remain current. This policy will ensure that staff are aware of the need for privacy for each individual and how this underpins the Health and Social Care Standards.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:45

Heatwave Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC90

This policy will advise staff on the measures to implement if the weather is hot and dehydration is a possibility. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References have been updated.

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