Falls Management: In-depth

Friday, July 23, 2021

Falls can represent a significant health hazard for service users in adult social care. For older people, or those with conditions such as osteoporosis, such accidents can easily result in fractures, particularly involving parts of the body such as hips and wrists.

Quality Assurance: Resources

Friday, July 23, 2021

The following sample forms and questionnaires are examples only. Please tailor them to your own particular needs.

Procedures for New Service Users in Domiciliary Care: In-depth

Friday, July 23, 2021

Providers of care at home services can expect requests for their services from a variety of sources, including care and health professionals but, increasingly, directly from the prospective service users or those involved in their care and support. These include people who make their own care arrangements from personal budgets as well as those who will be paying for their care from private sources.

Absence, Leave and Holiday Entitlement: Resources

Thursday, July 22, 2021

It is very important to keep accurate records of staff absences both for sickness and other reasons. Staff are required to follow procedures for requesting leave and for notifying sickness absence. In the case of long-term sickness or regular short term sickness absence employers will request a medical report to get medical advice on the employee’s condition.

Contracts of Employment: Resources

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Section 1 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 sets out the minimum written information that employers are required to give employees about their employment. Many employers provide this information in a contract of employment which covers other important matters in the employment relationship with the employee.

Pay and Benefits: Resources

Thursday, July 22, 2021

These forms are available for you to download as Microsoft Word documents which can be saved and edited as required.