Policy Updates

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Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:59

Treatment Plan Policy and Procedure

Clinical Governance Practice Management Region: | Reference: DCP13

Policy reviewed with FGDP guidelines on record keeping added to the ‘Further Reading’ section. Information has been included about six monthly records audits and the template for this is located in the Resource Centre. References have been reviewed and updated.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:45

Heatwave Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: SCC90

This policy will advise staff on the measures to implement if the weather is hot and dehydration is a possibility. It has been reviewed with minimal change. References have been updated.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:40

DBS/Disclosure Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Recruitment, Induction and Training Region: | Reference: WPR04

This policy has been updated to merge both the DBS/Disclosure Policy and Procedure and the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy and Procedure to ensure clarity and avoid any crossover. The policy also now includes the new position on DBS filtering. This policy governs how and when an employer needs to carry out a DBS check along with the categories of employee who should be subject to a DBS check from a regulatory perspective.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:39

Statement of Main Terms and Conditions of Employment – Variation

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: GPC06

This policy contains template documents for employees’ terms and conditions, as well as variations of terms and conditions. It has been reviewed with all forms updated to ensure they remain current to the Employment Rights Act 1996. References also updated.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:31

Statement of Main Terms and Conditions of Employment – Variation

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC13

New: This policy contains template documents for employees’ terms and conditions, as well as variations of terms and conditions. It has been reviewed with all forms updated to ensure they remain current with the Employment Rights Act 1996. References also updated.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:31

Statement of Main Terms and Conditions of Employment – Variation

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: SPC13

New: This policy contains template documents for employees’ terms and conditions, as well as variations of terms and conditions. It has been reviewed with all forms updated to ensure they remain current with the Employment Rights Act 1996. References also updated.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:21

Accident and Incident Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: SHS01

This policy has been updated to include minor amendments to the structure and ordering of sections throughout the document. New definitions have been added and existing definitions amended for consistency across related policies. The procedural section has also been updated to include identifying responsible persons and immediate incident response and the remainder of the existing procedure simplified. A new accident and incident form has also been added to the ‘Forms’ section.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:16

Care After Death Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: SCR68

Policy reviewed with minimal change and references and links checked and remain current. This policy will support staff with best practice guidance on end of life care in Scotland.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 16:02

Double Up Home Care Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC71

This policy will support staff with double up care where this is a requirement. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 23/02/2021 15:58

Housekeeping Management Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance Residential Services Quality Assurance Region: | Reference: SQH03

Policy reviewed with minimal change. References and links checked and remain current. This policy will help staff with all aspects of housekeeping, and signposts to best practice initiatives.

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