This policy outlines the approach that should be taken with regards to consent, both for individuals with mental capacity and those who lack mental capacity. It has been reviewed with no significant changes and references have been checked and updated.
This policy details how the service will ensure that potential service users are provided with information about the service and includes reference to the accessible information standards. The policy has been reviewed, some minor changes only and references updated.
This policy sets out how the service will reduce the risk of fire within the branch. It discusses roles and responsibilities that all staff must understand in order to ensure fire safety at all times. The policy has been reviewed with minor changes only and references remain current and relevant to the content of the policy.
This policy details how individuals will be encouraged and supported to participate within the service, it discusses how the service will offer different means to enable people to be involved. The policy has been reviewed, with minor changes made to the procedure body, references checked and a Further Reading resource added to aid further knowledge and understanding.
This policy sets out how Individuals will be supported during an emergency evacuation. It includes a set of tools to support a specific plan for each Individual based on the level of dependency and need. The policy has been reviewed, with minor changes for ease of readability and clarity around responsibilities. References have been checked and remain current.
This policy sets out how the service will ensure fire safety for its Individuals, staff and stakeholders. There is a predominant reference to the requirement for risk assessment and how to reduce risk as well as defining roles and responsibilities of staff. The policy has been reviewed and amended slightly for readability and to define accountability. References have been checked and remain current with additional Further Reading resources added.
This policy outlines how to approach changes in a person’s health state and the processes to follow should this happen. It has been reviewed with minor content changes, some Further Reading resources added and references updated to ensure they remain current.
This policy outlines the circumstances in which photographs may be taken and the process in which to do this. It has been reviewed with minor content changes and references updated to ensure they remain current.
This policy is one of several of Catering policies available. This policy discusses catering uniforms and the presentation of catering staff, and the use of PPE within the catering area of the service.
This policy has been reviewed and there has been no change to the content or procedures. The purpose has been streamlined for ease of reading and the further reading section has additional sources added.
This policy discusses how the service can support staff and service users during a heatwave. The policy has been reviewed, minor grammatical changes only. References checked and remain current.