Adult Services departmental procedures
Date published/updated list of procedures
Adult Services Health and Safety procedures have been withdrawn, pending a Corporate review of departmental policies. If you have any queries, please contact Adult Services
05/15 Multi Agency Safeguarding Adults Policy and Guidance - Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board
01/15 Direct Payments Policy and Procedure 537 kB
This procedure contains information on all aspects of Direct Payments and describes departmental rules and good practice relating to Direct Payments.
17/14 Transition of Young People (with Special Educational Needs and Ypung People with Disabilities) 121 kB - updated February 2015.
14/11 Food Safety Management System 392 kB - updated February 2015
14/11 procedure title page 108kb
Food safety legislation requires all food business to have in place a food safety management system based on the principles of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points). This procedure is for use in residential, nursing or day care centres.
16/14 Fire Safety Management (Part 1 – Residential/Nursing Units) 125 kB updated January 2015
This procedure describes the Department’s requirements in relation to fire safety management in residential Units where there is sleeping accommodation for vulnerable adults and explains the responsibilities managers have for ensuring the organisation of adequate fire safety management including risk assessment, fire precautions, evacuation and emergency planning.
03/13 Infection Control in Provider Services and Community Settings 621 kB - updated January 2015
This procedure sets out the Department’s requirements in relation to infection control and gives guidance to staff about how they can put the infection control measures in place in the workplace and guidance on specific precautions to take if an outbreak of infection occurs.
15/14 Co-Production Allowances : Fees and Expenses 44 kB
The purpose of this document is to clarify the circumstances under which it is appropriate to offer payment to people who use services, including carers, in return for their involvement in the work of the department
14/14 Developing, writing and reviewing departmental policies and procedures 120 kB
The purpose of this procedure is to set out the arrangements within Adult Services for the development and review of departmental documentation in the form of policies, procedures, protocols, guidance and practice manuals. It seeks to standardise the process, provide guidance on the creation of such documents and sets out the governance arrangements
4/14 Social care complaints policy and procedures 115 kB
The purpose of this procedure is to make clear staff responsibilities regarding the statutory complaint’s procedure and the processes involved. To amend the current procedure in line with the DOH guidance and statutory requirements
3/14 Medication management policy 197 kB and 3/14 front page 38 kB
The objective of the guidance in this overarching policy is to maintain the health, safety and independence of adult service users by supporting them to take prescribed medication at the correct time and in the correct way as part of a package of care and support
Medication management practice guidelines for the following service areas:
Older Persons Nursing Care 269kb
Older Persons Residential Care 274kb
Older Persons Day Care 202kb
Community Response 172kb
Learning Disability Respite Care 247kb
Learning Disability Day Care 184kb
Physical Disability Respite Care 230kb
Physical Disability Day Care
Care Management 159kb
1/14 Quality outcomes contract monitoring 685 kB - updated May
The Quality Outcomes and Contract Monitoring (QOCM) procedure describes how Adult Services share information, manage and respond to concerns about the quality of commissioned and provided services.
9/13 Large scale investigation policy - issued January 2014
05/12 Social Worker Registration - updated November 2013
02/07 Irregularities and break-ins - updated October 2013
33/10 Guardianship policy and procedure - S7 Mental Health Act 1983 - updated April 2013
08/12 Contributions - Paying for non-residential care - this procedure is in the process of being updated
06/12 Social Care Practice Manual: Governance and Maintenance - this procedure is in the process of being updated
Managers' internet and IT equipment use policy for service users
This procedure sets out the roles and responsibilities of the manager in ensuring adequate supervision and protection of service users in the use of internet and IT equipment within social care establishments.
Sex, sexuality and personal relationships - adults
This procedure confirms the Department's requirements and expectations in working with and supporting people in the area of sex, sexuality and personal relationships.
Unplanned referral protocols for short stay services (adult learning disability)
To ensure that all staff involved in making or receiving unplanned admissions to in-house short stay services (Adult Learning Disabilities) are clear of the process both prior to and during the admission.