Policy Updates

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Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Bipolar Disorder Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC43

This policy has been updated to reflect the requirements of the new QCS format, and references have been updated.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

CIW Quick Start Guidance Policy and Procedure

Registration and Inspections Registration Region: | Reference: WRI01

This policy, which has been converted to the new QCS format, assists services to be in a continual state of readiness for baseline and focused inspections. It also sets guidelines for dealing with Notices of Non-Compliance, and states ways in which all staff and Individuals can use the inspection process constructively to bring about service improvements.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Lift Safety Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: WMR05

Policy converted to the new QCS format and now includes a procedure for responding to lift failure as well as providing access to a range of legislation and guidelines to support best practice.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Blood Spillage Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC101

This policy has been converted to the new QCS format and reviewed to reflect the CIW and other stakeholder requirements. It has been remodelled to reflect legislation and best industry practice, and includes the need for training. The policy has been updated to reflect the appropriate action required in a domiciliary care setting where blood spillage kits are unlikely to be used. This policy supersedes WCC02.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Cross-Contamination Between Care and Catering Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: WKH03

Converted to the new QCS format. This policy focuses on the use of clothes protectors to reduce the risk of cross-contamination and promotes handwashing. Resources and further reading added.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Visiting Contractors Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Buildings Region: | Reference: WMB06

Policy converted to the new QCS format with a review of current legislation and industry best practice. Additional material provided to ensure that the policy remains compliant.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Refusal to Hold Records Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: WAR06

This policy has been updated and expanded to include the refusal to hold records in relation to Mental Capacity and Data Protection. It highlights the need to find safe ways of communicating care needs if an Individual refuses. The Declaration Form has been updated to ensure that the Individual understands why a provider asks to keep records in the home.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Fire Equipment Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: WMR03

Policy converted into the new QCS format and updated to reflect changes in best practice and stakeholder holder requirements.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Fire Equipment Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Risk Assessment & Safety Region: | Reference: WMR03

Policy converted into the new QCS format and updated to reflect changes in best practice and stakeholder holder requirements.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Volunteers Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: WAR26

Policy reviewed and converted to new QCS policy format. This policy will be a new addition for some Community clients.

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