macs policies

All organisations that provide professional health or care services to the public are obliged to publish each year a statement for transparency. This statement includes any incidents that must be reported over the year where a person/s may have been involved in an incident that has brought significant harm to them due to the practice within service. The service must issue an apology to those harmed by the actions of the service that must be reported under the duty of Candour Guidelines.

CHILD PROTECTION PROCEDURES POLICY 

MACS works in partnership with external agencies to ensure that children and young people in our care feel safe and are protected at all times. Outlined in this document are pullet points that MACS will follow in the event that we feel children using our service may require care or protection. All staff are trained to share information with Senior Staff if they have concerns regarding a child. Senior Stagg hold responsibility to record and share information with external agencies as well as providing support to parents and children. We also provide information for children to access independent advice.

PRIVACY NOTICE

With the updating of the data protection laws to the General Protection Data Regulation (GDPR) starting 25th May 2018, this statement informs all stakeholders of out privacy policy.

GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION POLICY

At MACS we believe in clear and transparent procedures that help understand what data we store, how it is stored and we dispose of it. The policy lays out in detail the General Data Protection Regulations and how MACS endeavours to comply with it. If anyone wishes to exercise data subject access rights, Click here to complete our Data Subject Access form.

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY

at MACS are committed to ensure the protection and safety of children, young people, staff and clients in our use and supervision of digital information and media access.

LUNCHBOX GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS/CARERS

On the advice of the Environmental Health Department of East Renfrewshire Council, we have outlined the guidelines for safe preparation and storing of your child/children's lunch box(es)

MACS FOOD ALLERGEN POLICY 

MACS ensures that both clients and staff's care needs, health and wellbeing are considered through health and safety procedures when preparing and providing snacks and foods.

More information about food allergens and packaging can be found on Food Standards Agency on www.food.gov.uk

STUDENT AND VOLUNTEER POLICY

MACS believe that a placement for a student or volunteer is a valuable opportunity to build experience while learning about working within a childcare environment. Equally, we appreciate the positive contribution that such committed and enthusiastic people can bring to the company.