Complete redraft and update to take into account the changes to the DBS scheme. New definition of Regulated Activity, inclusion of the update service and full policy for rehabilitation of offenders.
Conversion to new policy format. Outlining clearer procedure including formal and informal process for raising issues. Reference to discipline policy where relevant.
The policy has been revised in accordance with the format of QCS policies. References have been made to legislation which reinforces the role of the Care Programme Approach in mental health services.
Policy updated to reflect new format and to be clearer about how information is managed within the practice.
Changes made to set out clearly the times when this policy should be used, the structure of a disciplinary process and the importance of following the ACAS Code of Practice.
Addition of emphasis on well-being and edit of content including addition of preventative steps, update of protected Characteristics and deletion of ISA reference. Update with Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 information. This policy has been converted to the new QCS format.
This is a new policy and procedure. It formally defines the steps to take to identify when somebody is at risk of choking whilst eating, and it defines the actions to take, and who should be involved in the management when issues are identified.
Converted to new QCS policy format, as well as adding a greater emphasis throughout on the decision specific nature of the Mental Capacity Act and its emphasis on finding the least restrictive option when making decisions for someone who lacks mental capacity.