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Document Modified Date: 17/09/2020 16:10

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. Hyperlinks have also been added and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 17/09/2020 14:49

Care Communication and Information Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQC03

Policy updated to reflect the issues of COVID-19 and the need to ensure that communication processes are robust, clear and timely.

Document Modified Date: 17/09/2020 14:29

Management Meetings Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Management of Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQQ07

This policy outlines the approach to take in relation to management meetings and has a variety of templates available within it. It has been reviewed and references updated. Minor changes to wording, and now includes reference to the need to arrange remote meetings when not possible to meet face to face.

Document Modified Date: 16/09/2020 18:04

Care Communication and Information Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQC16

This policy details staff communication with Individuals. It has been reviewed with information added in relation to COVID-19, and references checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 16/09/2020 17:41

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS16

This policy has been substantially revised to ensure there is clarity on the types of PPE required in different scenarios within a homecare setting. New national guidance has been linked within the policy to make it easier to identify what is required.

Document Modified Date: 16/09/2020 15:45

Legionella Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WME02

Policy reviewed and updated. Now includes reference to COVID-19 and the risks associated with legionella, also added the relevant CIW line of enquiry to support understanding of how policy can inform inspections.

Document Modified Date: 16/09/2020 15:35

Swabbing Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC98

The policy has been updated to reflect current guidance and a new section added on swab test results. Further hyperlinks and references have also been added.

Document Modified Date: 15/09/2020 17:28

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

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

This policy has been reviewed and updated to reflect the change in social distancing rules. Sections have been substantially amended and links to national guidance embedded within the document to make it easier for staff to find the guidance required.

Document Modified Date: 15/09/2020 14:05

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS18

Policy updated, reviewed and simplified to reflect the latest guidance regarding the use of PPE. Now includes reference to the need for an Infection Prevention and Control Lead, the changes to shielding processes and the requirements regarding the wearing of masks.

Document Modified Date: 15/09/2020 10:38

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WHS15

This policy has been reviewed and updated to reflect the change in social distancing rules. Sections have been substantially amended and links to national guidance embedded within the document to make it easier for staff to find the guidance required.

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