The purpose of the Policy is to set down principles which will be followed by all parties. These should be clear and in accordance with good Professional Practice. This policy is not meant to hinder the Admission, Discharge or Transfer of Residents; but to ensure that any disputes which arise between the concerned parties are settled in the best interests of the Residents.

It is recognised that without good communication between The Homeand the Professional Agencies, Care and Care Policies can be undermined and hinder Residents progress. Agreed Procedures below are necessary to promote good care through Communication.

  • The Homes Policy does not override certain basic rights.
  • A resident has the right to self determination and subject only to legal restraint can determine his/her own future
  • The Home retains its contractual rights.

Health and Social Service professionals have a duty to protect the welfare of residents and will act as appropriate under statutory powers.

ADMISSIONS POLICY

  • Except in cases of emergency a resident should always visit The Home, before admission, and where possible spend periods of time in the Home prior to admission.
  • The purpose of the Policy is to set down principles which will be followed by all parties. These should be clear and in accordance with good Professional Practice. This policy is not meant to hinder the Admission, Discharge or Transfer of Residents; but to ensure that any disputes which arise between the concerned parties are settled in the best interests of the Residents.
  • It is recognised that without good communication between The Homeand the Professional Agencies, Care and Care Policies can be undermined and hinder Residents progress. Agreed Procedures below are necessary to promote good care through Communication.
  • The Homes Policy does not override certain basic rights.
  • A resident has the right to self determination and subject only to legal restraint can determine his/her own future.
  • The Home retains its contractual rights.

Health and Social Service professionals have a duty to protect the welfare of residents and will act as appropriate under statutory powers.