Anti-slavery Policy

Monday, January 20, 2020

Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 applies to all commercial organisations which carry on business or part of a business in the UK and have a turnover of £36 million or more per annum. Section 54 can therefore apply to non-UK registered companies.

Asbestos: Resources

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Those who work with asbestos-containing materials are required to keep records. Records of examinations and testing of any control measures must be held for a minimum of five years.

Infection Prevention and Control Procedures: Quick Facts

Thursday, January 16, 2020

All adult socialprimary care providers should have robust hand hygiene policies and procedures in place which are supported by the provision of appropriate equipment and training. Effective Hand Hygiene

Infection Prevention and Control Procedures: In-depth

Thursday, January 16, 2020

This topic covers the standard infection control practices and procedures that are required to prevent and control the spread of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) in primary healthcare settingsadult social care settings, such as domiciliary care settings, care homes and nursing homes.

Community Housing Adaptations and Mobility Aids: In-depth

Thursday, January 16, 2020

People with disabilities or significant health needs living in the community may require adaptations to their home or mobility aids in order to retain their independence. A health and social care assessment or assessment of need is usually conducted by local social service departments to ascertain the adaptations or aids needed.

Cleaning in Care Homes Policy

Thursday, January 16, 2020

This care service believes that the highest possible standards of cleanliness are vital in residential care premises, providing a pleasant environment for residents, visitors and staff, helping reduce the risk of pest infestation and minimising the spread of infection. However, the management also recognises that a balance must be kept to ensure that the premises always present a homely, comfortable and non-institutional environment.