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Document Modified Date: 01/03/2022 16:52

Computer, Email and Internet Usage Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: IAC07

This policy details the requirements in relation to computer, email and Internet usage at the service and the steps that staff have to take to ensure compliance. It has been reviewed and an update made to section 5.13. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 01/03/2022 13:48

Pressure Ulcer Management Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC96

This policy details how the service will support service users who are at risk of or present with pressure ulcers. It defines the roles and responsibilities of staff and it details the clinical governance framework for reducing risk and reflection. The policy has been reviewed and updated in sections 5.1, 5.3, 5.5. and 6.5. References also checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 01/03/2022 13:06

Live-in Care Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC83

This policy details the process to follow where a service provides live-in care for service users. It has been reviewed and updates made to sections 4.1 and 5.9, as well as a key fact added. References also checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 01/03/2022 10:59

Media Handling Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: GAC23

This policy will support to ensure media enquiries are are dealt with appropriately. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 21:29

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Mandatory Vaccination COVID-19 Region: | Reference: GCC182

This is an imminent statutory requirement and could have implications on staffing levels and ongoing employment. However, the Government have a consultation on revoking vaccination as a condition of deployment across all health and social care which ended on 16/02/2022. This will help inform the next steps the government will take. The policy has been reviewed and an additional further reading link to the government consultation page on revoking VCOD for all health and social care settings has been added. All references checked.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 21:29

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Mandatory Vaccination COVID-19 Region: | Reference: GCC182

This is an imminent statutory requirement and could have implications on staffing levels and ongoing employment. However, the Government have a consultation on revoking vaccination as a condition of deployment across all health and social care which ended on 16/02/2022. This will help inform the next steps the government will take. The policy has been reviewed and an additional further reading link to the government consultation page on revoking VCOD for all health and social care settings has been added. All references checked.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 21:20

Recruitment Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: DPR01

This policy will support in the recruitment process. It has been reviewed and the ‘References’ section of the application form updated. More information has also been added to procedural section 5.13 to ensure satisfactory evidence is obtained where someone has worked in the sector previously as per the regulations. The reference links have also been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 20:42

Annual Holiday Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: DPA02

This policy outlines a member of staff’s annual leave entitlement and the process they should follow should they wish to request annual leave. It has been reviewed and amended to reflect the current Government guidance in respect of travel to England from another country. The references have also been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 19:23

Nutrition and Hydration Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC33

This policy details how to support service users with their nutrition and hydration requirements, as well as how to monitor what their requirements may be. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 28/02/2022 17:35

Capability Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Performance & Discipline Region: | Reference: IPP07

This policy will support where issues of capability or poor performance arise. It has been reviewed and an update made to the Managers Checklist to reflect the process set out in the procedure. An additional stakeholder has also been added and references also checked to ensure they remain current.

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