Policy Updates

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Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Health & Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Region: | Reference: NIHR02

New policy to reflect the health and safety requirements for domiciliary care services in Northern Ireland.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Diabetes Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC11

New policy to effectively support Service Users with diabetes to maintain good health and be as independent as possible with managing their own long-term condition.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Termination of Service User’s Service Contract Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR34

New policy. Includes a strong emphasis on consent, dignity and respect, evaluation and data protection. Inclusion of wide range of resource and related legislation.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Disabled Workers Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Equality & Disability Region: | Reference: NIPE06

New policy to reflect the requirements of the Equality Act and to detail responsibilities regarding the fair recruitment and treatment of staff and the requirement not discriminate due to any perceived disability.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Storage of Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: NICM30

New policy to define the process and expectations for the storage of medicines in the service user’s own home and the limitations on the control that can be exercised by staff.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Disabled Workers Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Equality & Disability Region: | Reference: NIPE06

New policy to reflect the requirements of the Equality Act and to detail responsibilities regarding the fair recruitment and treatment of staff and the requirement not discriminate due to any perceived disability.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Clinical Waste Disposal Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC07

New policy regarding clinical waste disposal, reflects guidance for staff working in people’s own homes, and the associated responsibilities.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Storage of Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: NICM30

New policy to define the process and expectations for the storage of medicines in the service user’s own home and the limitations on the control that can be exercised by staff.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Registration Authority Notification Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: WAC11

Updated to the new QCS format with an emphasis on audit and addition of the Data Protection Act.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:33

Promotion of Recreational Activities Policy and Procedure

Care Management Rights & Abuse Region: | Reference: SCR16

Policy converted to new QCS policy format. This policy sets out to establish the intended culture of activity provision within the Service. It promotes a service where all staff are responsible for providing meaningful activity for service users. The procedures provide clear guidelines to achieve this and there is a range of national resources added to the policy to support staff and managers.

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