Policy Updates

Latest Updates

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 12:40

Promoting Independence with Continence Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC77

This policy outlines the importance of promoting independence with continence and assisting service users to manage continence issues in a way that supports dignity, privacy and wellbeing. This includes the use of person-centred language relating to continence issues.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 09:29

Parental Leave Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: DPA12

This policy outlines the law on Parental Leave. This is a commonly overlooked entitlement to leave and should not be confused with Shared Parental Leave, Paternity Leave, Maternity Leave or other family-related leave. The right is to up to 18-weeks of unpaid leave until the employee’s child reaches 18 years old. The policy has been reviewed with an additional form added – ‘Parental Leave Request Form’.

Document Modified Date: 19/04/2021 18:00

Open Disclosure Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: IAR38

This policy will support the service to have a culture of being open, honest and transparent whilst supporting Service Users with safe and effective care. Please note: This policy does not include the prescriptive approach under the Civil Liability Amendment Act 2017, which provides the legal framework to support voluntary open disclosure.

Document Modified Date: 19/04/2021 18:00

Open Disclosure Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: IAR38

This policy will support the service to have a culture of being open, honest and transparent whilst supporting Service Users with safe and effective care. Please note: This policy does not include the prescriptive approach under the Civil Liability Amendment Act 2017, which provides the legal framework to support voluntary open disclosure.

Document Modified Date: 19/04/2021 13:42

Late and Missed Visits Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC44

The policy details how a service should respond in the event of late or missed visits occurring. It is important that where this does occur, the service user is informed and alternative support sought.

Document Modified Date: 19/04/2021 11:56

Food Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: IKH08

New: This policy will support staff with the process to follow to ensure that food hygiene standards are maintained, ensuring the practice is safe and protects service users.

Document Modified Date: 19/04/2021 11:56

Food Hygiene Policy and Procedure

Residential Services Hygiene Region: | Reference: IKH08

New: This policy will support staff with the process to follow to ensure that food hygiene standards are maintained, ensuring the practice is safe and protects service users.

Document Modified Date: 19/04/2021 10:52

First Aid and Medical Emergency Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: DPG01

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 16/04/2021 17:22

Premises Cleaning Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: DHS17

Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

Document Modified Date: 16/04/2021 16:03

Witnessing of Documents Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: IAR27

This policy details the process staff should follow if asked to witness documents for a service user.

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