Policy Updates

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Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 14:34

PEG Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC82

New: This policy will support staff to ensure that Service Users with PEG devices receive care and support that promotes skin integrity and infection prevention. Care and support for the PEG site will only be provided if the service is commissioned to undertake the task. References to current best practice have been provided.

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 12:41

Double Handed Hoists Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: ICC80

New: This policy outlines the measures to be taken when the use of hoists is indicated. The need for assessment and reassessment by the employer is highlighted as well as the responsibility of employees delivering care services directly to the service user. Staff training requirements are outlined.

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 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 10:40

Clinical Waste Disposal Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Health and Safety COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC07

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

Document Modified Date: 20/04/2021 09:59

Photographs Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance - Administration Region: | Reference: WAR05

This policy details the benefits of taking photographs whilst protecting an individual’s privacy and complying with the relevant legislation and regulations. It has been reviewed and updated with minimal changes to content.

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: 20/04/2021 09:22

Death in Service Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Human Resources COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WPM24

This policy details the process to follow when a COVID-19 death in service takes place. It highlights the entitlements a member of staff may have and provides links to the government support scheme. The policy has been reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.

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.

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