Mobile Phone Use in Care Homes Policy

Policy Statement

This organisation recognises its responsibility to ensure that all reasonable precautions are taken to provide and maintain working conditions which are safe, healthy and compliant with all statutory requirements and Codes of Practice.

As well as being carried by most people to keep in touch with their family and friends, mobile phones have become an indispensable tool for business. Modern smartphones effectively operate as small tablet computers. In addition to making and receiving phone calls they can be used to send and receive text messages and emails, compose documents, search the internet, and take photographs and video.

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