Guidelines reviewed and no changes made
Document reviewed and no changes made
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.
This policy will demonstrate the requirement to plan for the staff rota to ensure that individuals have enough staff with the correct skills to support them. It has been reviewed and now includes a section regarding COVID-19 and the implications for rota development.
This policy has been updated to merge both the DBS/Disclosure Policy and Procedure and the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure to ensure clarity and avoid any crossover. The policy also now includes the new position on DBS filtering. This policy governs how and when an employer needs to carry out a DBS check along with the categories of employee who should be subject to a DBS check from a regulatory perspective.
This policy will support staff with double up care where this is a requirement. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.
This policy details the accident and incident reporting process for a service. It has been updated to include minor amendments to the structure and ordering of sections throughout the document. New definitions have been added and existing definitions amended for consistency across related policies. The procedural section has also been updated to include identifying responsible persons and immediate incident response and the remainder of the existing procedure simplified. A new accident and incident form has also been added to the ‘Forms’ section.
This policy details the importance of having an Individual Guide available for individuals commencing the service, as it provides information about what can be expected. It includes a template Individual Guide that can be adapted to meet local service need. The policy has been reviewed and references have been updated to ensure that they remain current.
This policy details how the organisation will ensure Individuals are able to participate and influence the effective running of the service provided. This includes reference to Welsh language and the Accessible information Standards. The policy has been reviewed with minor changes only. References remain current to the content of the policy.