Find policy documents
|Staff Screening And Immunisation Policy|
The purpose of this policy is to minimize transmission of disease between staff and patients. Transmission of disease in health care settings is uncommon. Specifically this policy aims to: • advise staff and students of their rights and OHS responsibilities as well as their duty of care to fellow staff, students and users of ACT Health services in relation to diseases outlined in this policy; and • assist ACT Health managers to meet their OHS responsibilities and their duty of care to staff, students and other users of ACT Health services in relation to diseases outlined in this policy.
|Staff Screening And Immunisation Policy (PDF File 273k)|
|Strategic Asset Management Policy For Major Equipment|
ACT Health requires assets to be effectively managed in accordance with legislation and related ACT Government policies and is responsible for all financial assets procured regardless of physical location. Asset Management is the process of guiding the acquisition, use and disposal of assets in order to manage the related risks and costs throughout the lifecycle.This policy establishes the framework to support future growth and reduce resource commitment to manage major equipment assets within the organisation
| Strategic Asset Management Policy For Major Equipment (PDF File 157k)|
Strategic Asset Management Policy For Major Equipment - Attachment (PDF File 22k)
|Student And Trainee Clinical Placement Policy|
The ACT Government Health Directorate (Health Directorate) accepts students and trainees undertaking health and health related courses for clinical placement within the Health Directorate facilities. The Health Directorate is committed to providing quality clinical placement, supervision and/or management of student and trainees’ health professions which does not compromise safe multidisciplinary patient-centred care.
|Student And Trainee Clinical Placement Policy (PDF File 154k)|
|Suicide Prevention: Managing The Risk Of Suicide In The Act 2009-14|
This strategy provides a service development framework to guide an integrated, whole of community approach to suicide prevention across the lifespan in the ACT.
| Managing The Risk Of Suicide - Fact Sheet (PDF File 99k)|
Managing The Risk Of Suicide In The Act 2009-2014 (PDF File 480k)
|Support Of People With Disabilities Requiring Hospital Treatment Guidelines And Procedures Manual |
The Guidelines and Procedures manual has been developed to assist staff with the management and support of people with disabilities requiring hospital treatment. The manual provides advice on planned admissions and emergency admissions. Staff are encouraged to refer to the manual as required.
|Support Of People With Disabilities Requiring Hospital Treatment Guidelines And Procedures Manual (PDF File 367k)|
ACT Health is committed to the principles of ecologically sustainable development by closely monitoring its use of resources, integrating economic, social and environmental considerations into decision making, and implementing measures to minimise the impact of agency activities on the environment.
|Act Health Sustainability Strategy (PDF File 239k)|
|Toys In The Workplace|
This standard operating procedure provides information to staff to enable them to minimize risks associated with the provision, use, cleaning and storage of toys in ACT Health facilities. The information provided ensures that toys provided in the workplace are: 1) of a construction that minimizes the risk of harm, 2) able to be rigorously cleaned, and 3) effectively cleaned frequently and regularly to minimize the development and transmission of infection.
|Toys In The Workplace (PDF File 76k)|
|Training Management System Capabiliti Policy|
The TMS policy ensures that a centralised system is used across ACT Health to manage, record and report on learning and development activities. A global view of all learning and development activities across ACT Health from both internal and external providers (such as InTACT who provide training to ACT Health staff) will provide accurate data for planning of learning/training activities, measuring against key performance indicators of the ACT Health Business Plan, and meeting legislative requirements by reporting on essential education. All training, including eLearning and Self Directed Learning Packages (SDLP), conducted in ACT Health shall be recorded on the Training Management system ACT Health Capabiliti. The Policy contains a hyperlink to a Toolkit to assist ACT Health staff who wish to develop eLearning packages. All training courses, including eLearning, shall be recorded on the ACT Health Education Activity register.
| Toolkit For Development Of Elearning Packages (PDF File 742k)|
Training Mgt System Policy (PDF File 586k)
|Transfusion Guideline - Massive|
These guidelines address the appropriate management of uncontrolled bleeding associated with secondary coagulopathy. Clearly agreed guidelines have the advantage of enabling coordination of care and rapid delivery of appropriate therapy in the emergency circumstance of massive transfusion.
|Transfusion Guideline - Massive (PDF File 115k)|
|Use Of Act Health Facilities For The Purposes Of Fundraising, Sponsorship, Promotional Or Educational Guidelines|
This policy provides guidelines for ACT Health with regard to the use of the ACT Health Facilities and in what circumstances ACT Health Facilities can be used for fundraising, sponsorship, and promotional and educational purposes.
|Use Of Act Health Facilities For The Purposes Of Fundraising, Sponsorship, Promotional Or Educational Guidelines (PDF File 37k)|
|Waste Management Policy|
Health Directorate Divisions, Branches and Units will follow processes outlined in the Health Directorate Waste Management Plan. Compliance requirements include: • Provision of waste stream guidelines in all areas; • Provision of the appropriate containers, equipment and systems to support the principles of reduce, reuse and recycle; • Education and training of waste management staff and contractors, about regulatory responsibilities and waste and environment management principles.
|Waste Management Policy (PDF File 145k)|
Five year plan identifying factors to develop effective and responsive policies, programs and services to meet the needs of women and girls.
|Act Women's Plan 2010-15 (PDF File 484k)|