You might think it’s easy when it comes to requiring staff to get vaccinated. They should be given the choice – jab or job, right? Wrong. It’s not so simple at all, especially when it comes to vaccinations for existing staff in frontline positions eg health and social service staff. It’s a balancing act There’s…

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Covid-19 vaccination is going to be the light at the end of the long pandemic tunnel. In Aotearoa/New Zealand we now have a guide about when we are likely to enter the light. But is it the light? As vaccinations start to roll out, there’s more public debate about the consequences of not getting vaccinated.…

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With vaccinations for Covid-19 becoming available, what’s going to be your agency position on it? Do you even need a position? Important questions, particularly, if you’re a social and health service providing direct care services. If you think you need an agency position on Covid-19 vaccinations, then it’s time to get cracking on your policy…

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With so many people working from home these days, mobile devices for work are the norm.  So have you got mobile devices covered in your policies and procedures? The challenge for your policy and procedure in this area is to enable your organisation to reap the benefits of mobile devices while reducing the risks. Benefits Benefits…

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We’re going to see some big changes in 2021. Get your policies and procedures ready to help you manage. Here’s three areas of change, which are likely to affect social, childcare and health services. Other changes are also coming. We’ll keep you advised so sign up for the Policy Place panui. Pandemic/health and safety We…

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Good policies and procedures can help you steer the course  – keep you on track with your compliance and guard against panicked decision making in a time of emergency. Are all policies and procedures equally important in a time of emergency? Not all. Here’s what we prioritise. Compliance Policies and procedures addressing compliance with regulations…

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