Professionals and Practitioners

Adult Services Procedure 10/06

Residential, nursing, day care and community response practice manual

This describes the Department's requirements for care practices of staff in Residential, nursing,day care and community response services. The procedure describes the responsibilities of all staff groups providing both direct and indirect care to residents. This will ensure that services meet National Minimum Standards for Care Homes requirements, Hampshire County Council Policies and Procedures, comply with Clinical Governance requirements and promote consistent best practice throughout all Homes. All practices are underpinned by the General Social Care Council Code of Practice for Social Care Workers, and the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Professional Conduct.

Please use the links below to locate the updated versions of practice guidance:

Please use the link below to download:

Other resources

Nursing and Midwifery Council - Code of Standards of Conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives PDF

General Social Care Council - Code of Practice for Social Care workers Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 63kb

Medication management policy - Medication management policy


If you have any difficulty with or questions about these guidelines, please contact,

Janet Backhouse, Quality and Compliance Officer,
Adult Services, Older Persons’ Residential and Nursing Service.
Janet.backhouse@hants.gov.uk