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Trust Policies

Trust Policies

The Trust has a number of key procedural documents, the most popular of which are listed below.  

For a copy of these or any other Trust procedural documents, please complete a FOI request form 


  • Dual Diagnosis Protocol
  • Clinical Risk Assessment and Management for Individual Service Users
  • Safe and Supportive Observations Policy
  • Physical Healthcare Policy
  • Nutrition and Dysphagia
  • Privacy and Dignity Policy
  • Pressure Ulcer Management Policy
  • Delivery of Care Policy
  • Falls Prevention Guidance
  • Carer Practice Policy
  • Continuing Care and Placement Service Policy

Mental Health Legislation 

  • MHA Detention under the Mental Health Act or Deprivation of Liberty under a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards authorisation (DOLS)
  • MHA Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) and Duties of Staff to Support the work IMHAs 
  • MHA Managing 'Place of Safety Detention' under Section 136
  • MHA Section 17 Leave of Absence

Records and Information Governance 

  • Formal Access to Service User Records 
  • Freedom of Information Act 2000 Policy & Procedure
  • Information Governance Policy 
  • Protection and Use of Service User Information Policy 

Risk Management

  • Health, Safety and Security
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Incident and Serious Incident Requiring Investigation Reporting Policy
  • Duty of Candour Policy
  • Medicines Policy
  • Compliments, Concerns and Complaints Policy and Procedure
  • Implementation of NICE Guidance Policy
  • Patient Advice and Liaison Service
  • Safeguarding Adults Policy
  • Safeguarding Children’s Policy





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