Scheduled review undertaken of the policy to ensure that it mirrors best practice and up-to-date theory and thinking about behaviours that may challenge. This policy has been merged with the De-escalation Policy and Procedure as it is recognised that this is a fundamental strategy for supporting behaviours that may challenge. The De-escalation Policy and Procedure has been archived. Additional references have been added to support staff and existing ones have been updated. Staff should familiarise themselves with all resources. Please note that the reference number on this policy has changed as previously it was SCP05.
This policy discusses clinical procedures within the service and the need to ensure that staff are skilled and competent to deliver these procedures safely. The policy also details the importance of safe delegation between registered nurses and support workers. It has been reviewed with further legislation added.
This policy will help individuals develop an activity plan incorporating Service User preferences. It will signpost them to national initiatives such as CAPA and Playlist for life. Details of training offered by NAPA are in the further reading section.
This policy will support staff on the various methods of obtaining consent and the necessity of doing so at all times. The references have been checked and remain valid. The Anticipatory toolkit has been added to further reading.
This policy will guide staff who work in care at home on how best to advise service users to remain safe in their own home and the process to follow if the person is incapacitated. The policy has been reviewed and references have been checked and remain valid.
This policy will inform staff on the measures to take to ensure email communication is safe and professional, with added guidance on the use of social media to further reading. Policy reviewed and references checked to ensure they remain current.
This policy will guide staff on how to support Service Users to take informed risks and therefore deliver better outcomes for the Service User. References checked and all remain valid.
This policy will help staff with gaining consent and stresses the importance of informed risk taking and achieving better outcomes for the individuals concerned.
This policy will support managers and providers to write a business plan and review a current business plan to ensure all areas are on target. This policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
Distribution of Safety Alert Broadcasts, Rapid Response Reporting and Safety Notices Policy and Procedure
Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.