Contracts of Employment: In-depth

Friday, July 1, 2022

This topic explains employers’ duties regarding employment contracts and written statements of particulars and also covers the implications of changing the terms of an employee’s contract.

Workplace Environment: In-depth

Friday, July 1, 2022

This topic looks at any office environment provided or used by a domiciliary care agency and covers the workspace, how it is heated, ventilated, lit and cleaned, and the facilities which must be provided for workers to accommodate their personal needs.

Leave for Personal/Family Reasons Policy

Friday, July 1, 2022

The purpose of this policy is to set out employees’ entitlements and obligations with regard to compassionate leave and leave for family or personal reasons, including fertility treatment and time off to attend medical/dental appointments.

Contracts of Employment: Quick Facts

Friday, July 1, 2022

Various contract of employment forms for employers to complete and use as their own when issuing employees with contracts, are available in Resources.

Workplace Environment: Quick Facts

Friday, July 1, 2022

Employers are required to provide a safe and healthy workplace environment for their employees under the Health and Safety at Work, etc Act 1974 and the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992. Legal Requirements

Cleaning: Quick Facts

Friday, July 1, 2022

Cleaning is an important element in buildings maintenance and care and should be given appropriate priority by facilities managers and employers. The Importance of Cleaning

Medication Administration: Quick Facts

Friday, July 1, 2022

Care managers should be aware of the latest best practice guidelines relating to medicines administration, such as those from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Guidance

Inspection and Regulation: Quick Facts

Friday, July 1, 2022

With the ending of the emergency Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, CQC is resuming its updating of its methods of regulation and inspection. CQC’s Evolving Strategy for Inspection and Regulation

Cleaning: In-depth

Friday, July 1, 2022

All workplaces require some degree of cleaning to maintain hygiene levels as well as for aesthetic reasons.

The Current GMS Contract: In-depth

Friday, July 1, 2022

The GMS contract is the cornerstone of the relationship between the NHS (ie primary care organisations) and its GP contractors. The quality and outcomes framework (QOF) consists of four domains, along with indicators that describe specific quality requirements and the points associated with achieving these standards.