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Document Modified Date: 21/05/2020 17:36

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: DHS15

The COVID-19 fact sheets can be found in the Resource Centre. Please read this policy with other related content in the QCS COVID-19 Hub.

Document Modified Date: 21/05/2020 15:38

Promoting Independence with Continence Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC08

This policy will guide staff on how to assess service users’ continence to support them to maintain independence. There are useful pocket guides which will help, alongside an assessment to use if not using the local continence assessment; the Bristol stool chart is also included which helps when describing stool. The policy has been reviewed and includes new guidance in the content released by the Care Inspectorate, and the references and links also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 21/05/2020 15:29

Service User Personal Planning Policy and Procedure

Care Management Risk Assessment and Personal Planning Region: | Reference: SCP20

This policy will support staff to develop person centred care plans in partnership with the service user. There are many resources which will guide them on using best practice. The policy has been review with minimal changes, references and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 21/05/2020 14:10

Spot Checks Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Care Management Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: WQC21

This policy outlines the spot check process that should be adopted by the service to oversee staff conduct. It has been reviewed with minor changes to the content to reflect the need to be aware of COVID-19 (or other health concerns that may limit the advisability of undertaking a spot check visit), and the limitations on spot checks. References have also been updated.

Document Modified Date: 21/05/2020 12:52

Receipt of Delivered Goods Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: DAB16

Policy has been updated to include deliveries of controlled drugs. References have been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 21/05/2020 12:46

Maternity Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: SPA04

The policy will support management on maternity leave and has been updated to outline the interaction between maternity leave and furlough leave during the current COVID-19 crisis. This policy outlines the minimum legal requirements for someone who will be going or is already on maternity leave including notice requirements.

Document Modified Date: 21/05/2020 11:44

Prescription Security and Management Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: DAB31

This policy ensures that there is a safe way to manage prescriptions and drugs stored within the Practice. A template is included in the Forms section to log and track prescriptions.

Document Modified Date: 21/05/2020 10:46

Significant Event Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: DAB30

This policy provides guidance on significant event analyses (SEAs) and how they link into the Key Lines of Enquiry. A template has been provided in the Forms section to log, track and learn from SEAs.

Document Modified Date: 20/05/2020 17:42

Grievances Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: DPP04

Policy reviewed with and references checked and updated. Further reading added.

Document Modified Date: 20/05/2020 17:18

Maternity Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: WPA04

The policy has been updated to outline the interaction between maternity leave and furlough leave during the current COVID-19 crisis. This policy outlines the minimum legal requirements for someone who will be going on or is already on maternity leave, including notice requirements.

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