Policy Updates

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Document Modified Date: 09/04/2021 12:11

Fire Safety Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Residential Services Region: | Reference: WMR04

This policy will support staff with all aspects of fire safety at the premises of a service. It has been reviewed and amendments made to the Fire Risk Assessment procedure to include additional process steps. A new Fire Logbook Form has also been added to replace individual sheets. References have been checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 08/04/2021 17:00

Oxygen Saturation Monitoring Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC113

This policy is about measuring oxygen saturation levels to support the health of individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. This measurement is used in RESTORE2 to spot early signs of deterioration in care home or nursing home residents. It has been reviewed with minimal content changes and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 08/04/2021 16:46

Heatwave Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: WCC90

This policy details the processes staff should follow in the event of a heatwave, including alongside coronavirus. It has been reviewed with minor content changes, a new key fact added and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 07/04/2021 17:35

Blood Pressure Monitoring Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC115

This policy supports the assessment of individuals who may have deteriorating health as a result of COVID-19. It is part of a suite of policies that are used to assess deterioration. The policy contains links to RESTORE2 and to training material on blood pressure measurements. References have been updated, content of the policy remains valid and current.

Document Modified Date: 07/04/2021 17:25

Pulse Rate Monitoring Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC117

This policy supports the assessment of individuals who may have deteriorating health as a result of COVID-19. It is part of a suite of policies that are used to assess deterioration. It has been reviewed with minor content changes and references updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 07/04/2021 17:21

Level of Consciousness Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC119

This policy supports the assessment of individuals who may have deteriorating health as a result of COVID-19. It is part of a suite of policies that are used to assess deterioration. The policy contains links to RESTORE2 and to training material on assessing the level of consciousness measurements. It has been reviewed and
references updated.

Document Modified Date: 07/04/2021 14:50

Pulse Rate Monitoring Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC118

This policy will guide staff who are trained to support with pulse rate monitoring. It has been updated with more content added in relation to the procedures staff must follow, including:

Pulse oximeter usage added into the procedure
Full PPE required highlighted
Images added to support taking a pulse

References also updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 07/04/2021 13:13

Blood Pressure Monitoring Policy and Procedure

COVID-19 Hub Care Management COVID-19 Region: | Reference: WCC116

This policy will support staff who are required to support with blood pressure monitoring. It has been reviewed with procedures updated to include information about:

Recording the procedure
Blood pressure ranges
Factors that may cause variations in blood pressure 

References have also been updated and checked to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 07/04/2021 09:39

Staff Handbook

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: WPC08

This handbook directs staff to the relevant policies and sits over the top of the substantive policies on the QCS Management System. The policy has been reviewed with minor content changes throughout. References also updated to ensure they remain current.

Document Modified Date: 07/04/2021 09:35

Staff Handbook

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: WPC07

This handbook directs staff to the relevant policies and sits over the top of the substantive policies on the QCS Management System. The handbook is also a good opportunity to introduce the customer to a new member of staff and set out their vision and values. The policy has been updated to refer to UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018, as well as making it clear it may be amended from time-to-time.

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