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Document Modified Date: 16/09/2020 13:55

Infection Control Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCC34

Infection Control is an important aspect in the delivery of safe care at home, especially in the current pandemic situation. All staff should receive regular training as described in the policy and procedures. References and links checked and remain current.

Document Modified Date: 15/09/2020 17:10

Outbreak Management and Barrier Nursing Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCC47

This policy has been updated to incorporate the challenges experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. It guides staff on how to care for people who are at risk of contracting infection or who may be infected and at risk of spreading the disease. New procedural points have been added and references to Scottish Government and Care Inspectorate guidance.

Document Modified Date: 14/09/2020 10:32

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SHS18

This policy will inform staff and management on the correct PPE to use with various tasks. It will also signpost all to current best practice.

Document Modified Date: 14/09/2020 10:26

Infection Control Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCC18

The policy will inform management and staff on all aspects of infection control and includes signposting to coronavirus resources.

Document Modified Date: 11/09/2020 17:29

Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SHS15

This policy will guide and signpost management and staff on the current advice reflecting the stage of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Document Modified Date: 11/09/2020 13:38

Sickness Absence Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Human Resources COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SPA07

Policy updated to include reference to returning back from foreign travel, ensuring employees are aware that this quarantine period will be unpaid and staff will not be entitled to statutory sick pay. Includes a further reading reference to the Government website re travel corridors. It will inform staff and management on the process around sickness absence.

Document Modified Date: 11/09/2020 12:57

Annual Holiday Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: SPA02

This policy will help staff and management to understand the annual holidays they are entitled to and the process around requesting leave. The policy has been updated to include reference to returning back from foreign travel and Coronavirus, ensuring employees are aware that this quarantine period will be unpaid and staff will not be entitled to statutory sick pay (Section 5.11). References have also been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 04/09/2020 16:30

Scottish Accessible Information Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCR63

Policy updated to include a new policy statement on the accessibility regulations.

Document Modified Date: 01/09/2020 19:00

Staff Immunisation Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC177

New Policy – This is a new policy specifically looking at staff immunisation; new forms and references have been added and content reviewed to ensure it is staff-specific. SCC97 was the previous policy that referenced staff immunisation.

Document Modified Date: 27/08/2020 15:05

Business Continuity Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Business Admin COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SAB02

This policy will support providers with developing a business continuity plan.

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