Policies and Procedures

Clinical & Care Policies

Activities of Daily Living Policy 
Admission and Discharge Policy
Assisted Ventilation Policy
Controlling Scalding Risks From Bathing and Showering Policy
Clinical Competency Policy
Consumable Policy
General Care Policy 
Urinary Catheterisation Policy 
Management of TPN Policy
Nurse Supervision, Appraisal and Revalidation Policy 
Personal Care Policy 
Resuscitation using CPR Beds in the Community 
Safe Use of Bed Rails Policy 
Transporting a Service User 

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Clinical Standards of Practice

Administering Enemas (Adults & Children)

Administering Suppositories (Adult and Children)

Antegrade Continence Enema (Adults and Children)

Digital Stimulation

Manual Evacuation of Faeces (Adults)

Peristeen Bowel Care

Urethral Catheterisation

Suprapubic Re-Catheterisation (Male & Female)

Guidance for Care of Clients Catheterised for Retention of Urine

Catheter Management for Urinary Catheters that Block, Bypass or are Expelled with Balloon Intact

Intermittent Self Catheterisation

Urinary Catheter Removal

Urinary Catheter Bag Emptying

Bladder Washout


Collection of a Catheter Specimen of Urine

Penile Sheath Application and Changing

Attaching and Detaching Night Drainage Bag

Mitrofanoff Management

Gaining Consent and Decline of Consent

Blood Glucose Monitoring

Chaperoning Service Users

Seizure Management

Stoma Care

Eye Care

Mouth Care

Death of a Client Care After Death

Pressure Area Care 

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Vagal Nerve Stimulator 

Vital Signs and Observations

Controlled Drugs

Oral Administration

Rectal Administation

Subcutaneous Administration of Medicines 

Administration via Gastrostomy and Jejunostomy (PEG, PEJ and JEJ)

Intramuscular Injection (IM) (Adult and Child)

Peripheral Intravenous (IV) Administration

Administration via Central Line (Hickman, PIC, Porta Cath)

Removal of Medication from a Client's Home

Vaginal Administration 

Topical & Transdermal Application of Medicines

Administering Ear Drops 

Administration of Eye Drops or Ointment 

Buccal and Sublingual Administration of Medicines 

Administration of Medicines via Metered Dose Inhalers (Adult and Child) 

Administration of EpiPen, Anapen and Emerade (Epinephrine  Adrenaline Auto-Injectors) 

Self Administration of Medications 

Oxygen Therapy (Adult and Child) 

Administration of Medication via Nasogastric Tube

Jejunostomy and Gastrostomy Care

Enteral Feeding (Adult and Child) 

Gastrostomy and Jejunostomy Feeding (Adult and Child) 

Nasogastric (NG) Feeding (Adult & Child) 

Connection to Central Line 

Disconnection from Central Line 

Central Line Dressing Change

Heplock of Central Line

Changing the Bionector 

Tracheostomy Dressing Change (Adult & Child)

Tracheostomy Care - General Guidelines

Humidification of a Client's Tracheostomy  

Tracheostomy Suctioning (Adult & Child)

Tracheostomy Tube Care (Adult)

Tracheostomy Tube Change (Adult)

Tracheostomy Tube Change (Child) 

Administration of a Nebuliser through a Ventilator Circuit

Assembling a Ventilator Circuit (for Wet & Dry Circuit) 

Cleaning the Ventilator Equipment (Mask and Ventilator Circuits) 

Safe Management of a Ventilated Client During Outings

Safe Management of a Ventilated Client During a Power Failure

Safe use of Battery Packs

Assisted Airway Maintenance and Cough (Adult)

Bi-Level Ventilation (BiPAP)

Oral and Nasal Suctioning

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)

Mechanical Cough Assist (Adult & Child)

Changing Tracheostomy Tapes (Child)

Changing Tracheostomy Cotton Ties (Child)

Phrenic Nerve Pacing 

Laryngectomy Care General Guidelines

Emergency Tracheostomy Tube Change (Adult)

Emergency Tracheostomy Tube Change (Child)

Nasopharyngeal Airway Management (Adult & Child)

Nebuliser Therapy

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Incidents and Complaints Policies

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Information Standards and Data Protection Policies

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Safeguarding Policies

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