The Regulatory Requirements, Codes Of Practice And Practice

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Unit 519 Develop Procedures and Practice to respond to Concerns and Complaints 1.1 Identify the regulatory requirements, codes of practice and relevant guidance for managing concerns and complaints in own company. The complaints policy for Affinity Home Care outlines the following aims:  To resolve concerns / complaints as quickly and effectively as possible, through an informal response by a frontline member of staff. If this is not possible then through a more formal investigation and conciliation in an open and non-defensive way.  To ensure that all concerns / complaints are dealt with in accordance with the procedures.  To ensure that staff, patients and relatives/carers are aware of the policy and procedures.  To improve quality of service by identifying lessons learned from complaints and by implementing improvements in the service using the lessons learnt. As Deputy Manager part of my job role is to ensure our Policies and Procedures reflect a safe environment for both the client and staff, to enable clients to have the person centred care that the rightly deserve and as a minimum expect, whilst ensuring that staff are given the information, training and skills, to support the client in a positive manner, and to ensure they understand the client’s needs. I assisted with the content of our Service User Guide in this pack I have devised a section which includes a piece about expectations on how complaints will be dealt with. This reads as the following: ‘All
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