Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
This policy has been reviewed and updated to include a reference to the Home Visiting Risk Assessment. Content has been added to outline the process for Patient removals for violent or aggressive Patients and the special allocation scheme. Further reading and additional references have been added. Existing references have been reviewed and updated.
New policy – This new policy will support with the ever-evolving situation of admissions during COVID-19 that services need to be kept updated on depending on geographical location and government recommendations.
This policy will be a key policy through the COVID-19 pandemic if an employer is looking to make use of Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme due to a downturn in work. This policy sets out how an employer can temporarily lay off or give short-time working and take advantage of the EWSS where there is 30% reduction in turnover (see full policy for details). A number of useful documents are also provided.
New: This policy will support with the ever evolving situation of admissions during COVID-19 that services need to be kept updated on depending on geographical location and government recommendations.
This policy details how to ensure that data protection and confidentiality are maintained within a service. It has been reviewed and updated with reference to the coronavirus added in section 4.8, and an ICO link also included in the references section. Other minor content changes made and references updated to ensure they remain current.
This policy and procedure outlines how visiting will be enabled in line with local and national guidance. The policy has been updated and includes reference to the visiting testing pilot that is currently underway in Wales. The policy will continue to be updated as the process develops.
The policy is to govern the right to parental leave which is a different statutory right to shared parental leave, paternity leave and maternity leave. There have been recent uplifts to the amount of parental leave which can be taken rising to 26 weeks from 1 Sept 2020 – this information has been included in the policy.
This policy details how to support individuals during time of adverse weather. It has been reviewed with minor updates to content and now includes information about the wider environmental impact of adverse weather. New references have also been added.