Policy Updates

Latest Updates

Document Modified Date: 09/11/2020 16:37

Oxygen Use Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC39

This policy details how to safely use oxygen within a service. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 09/11/2020 12:27

Infection Control Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC34

Infection Control is an important aspect in the delivery of safe care and this policy has been reviewed to ensure it remains in line with current legislation. The policy has been reviewed to ensure it remains current. Updates have been made to sections 5.6 and 5.29, a further procedural section in relation to audit and development has also been included. Additional references have also been added.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 17:17

Behaviour that Challenges Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Risk Assessment & Care Planning Region: | Reference: WCP05

This policy will support where behaviours that challenge present themselves, to ensure the individual’s safety and dignity are respected. It has been reviewed with additional information added to section 5.6 and new procedural points 5.7 and 5.10 included to support the recording process. References have also been updated.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 17:08

Behaviour that Challenges Policy and Procedure

Care Planning Service Commencement Region: | Reference: WCP33

This policy outlines how a service can support individuals who have behaviours that challenge and the necessary best practice approaches. It has been reviewed with additional information added to sections 5.6 and 5.7 to provide further clarity on the reporting timeline of any incidents. References have also been updated.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 15:44

Training Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR25

This policy will support with the training and development needs of staff at the service. It has been updated to include reference to the registration requirement with Social Care Wales. Sections 4.8, 5.7 and 5.10 added. New reference also included and existing ones checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 14:54

Training Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR14

This policy will support with the training and development needs of staff at the service. It has been updated to include reference to the registration requirement with Social Care Wales, sections 4.8 and 5.13 added. New reference also included and existing ones checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 13:27

Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: WCR11

This policy details the statutory framework in place to ensure that decisions are made by individuals where possible. It has been reviewed with reference added, text clarified and the proposed implementation date of liberty protection safeguards (LPS) changed to reflect government changes.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 10:20

Medical Emergency Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC37

This policy provides a framework to support individuals in a medical emergency. It has been reviewed and updated with minor changes to wording, and now includes a section on COVID-19, but the content of the policy still remains current and valid. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 10:20

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS17

This policy has been reviewed and updated in sections 5.2 and 5.4 to reflect the Government’s new national rules that come into force from 9th November. References have also been checked and a new one added in relation to the change.

Document Modified Date: 06/11/2020 10:10

Missing Individual Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: WAR35

Policy reviewed and adapted to more clearly reflect the scope of the responsibility of the organisation when they are not directly providing care or support. In addition, the policy has now had all references to Deprivation of Liberty removed.

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