1.2 SUMMARISE THE MAIN POINTS OF LEGAL REQUIRMENTS AND CODES OF PRACTICE FOR HANDLING INFORMATION IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE. The summary of the main points of legal requirements and codes of practice for handling information in health and social care are as follows: * Ensures service users rights are recognise * Personal data must be accurate and kept up to date * Data not kept for longer than necessary * Data kept secure at all times * Information fairly and lawfully processed * Data not to be transferred to countries outside the EU without adequate
With a risk assessment this will show Mr Mistery the pros and the cons of living at home or with hes family. Without any influance towards any side. It will help him understand what life will be like living at either house, which will help him make a safe decision for himself. Civ. Mr Mistery may want to stay at home to keep hes independence, he may not want to be looked after by hes family.
In relation to the legislation the code of practice states. 2.3 respecting confidential information and clearly explaining agency policies about confidentiality to service users and carers. 5.3 must not abuse the trust of service users and carers or the access you have to personal information about them or their property. Home or workplace. 6.1 meeting relevant standards of practice and working in a lawful.
P2: Outline how legislation, policies and procedures relating to health, safety and security influence health and social care settings. M1: Describe how health and safety legislation, policies and procedures promote the safety of individuals in a health or social care setting. HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK ACT: Health and safety at work act legislation influence in health and social care setting by making sure there are no risks and hazards which can cause the staff any harm. This is done by them making sure individuals in the hospital or nursing home need to be careful with the items they are working with. The hospital or care home have to follow these guidelines and legislation because if they need to make sure the environment around them is safe and free from any danger that may cause harm to other patients.
Held securely and remain confidential. It is the same for other records that are needed to protect the service users safety and wellbeing. * Freedom of Information Act 2000 – It provided pubic access to information held by pubil authorities. It does this in two ways: Public authorities are obliged to publish certain information about their activities; and members of the public are entitled to request information from public authorities. * The General Social Care Council (GSCC) ‘Codes of Practice’ – 1.2 Summarise the main points of legal requirements and codes of practice for handling information in health and social care.
Aiii Explain two ways of helping other practitioners to understand the importance of handling information securely. Explain the potential consequences of handling personal information securely and to follow the legislation and codes of practice. They summarise the main points of legal requirement for handling information; •Data Protection Act 1998 •Freedom of information Act 2000. Aiv Explain two ways of helping other practitioners to understand the different systems used to record information in adult social care settings. By explaining the importance of keeping confidential information such as daily recordings or daily activities in a secure place and not to pass on any information to anyone outside of the individual’s direct team.
Confidentiality Within my care setting the Care Assistants have a legal duty to keep all Residents personal information private. Any information/details that are discussed with the Residents can be recorded in the individual’s Care Plan but cannot be discussed with other Residents. This also applies if the Resident requests that certain personal information not be passed on to members of their families. However, if you are told information that is in relation to the Residents health and wellbeing this can/must be reported to a Senior Member of staff as it is an important aspect of Care. For example, whilst seeing to a Resident they decide to confide in you that they are ‘Giving Up’ and have been hiding their medication instead of taking it.
Even after the cardiac arrest and surgery, the administrators try to release Travis from the hospital. If he were to leave he would die, but again they are not accountable for his life, their only interest is saving money. The doctors jump through hoops for Travis. They pretend he is a patient who has passed away and even stow Travis away in the laundry room so they can keep him alive. Veteran hospitals may not be as theatrical in real life, but they face identical
Avi, The national policies that set out requirements for safeguarding individuals are:- • No Secrets Human Rights Act 2000. • Health and Social Work Act. • Safeguarding Vulnerable Group Act 2006. • Care Standards Act 2000. Avii, The local and organisational systems for safeguarding are:- • My policies and procedures set out by my company.
One would be forgiven in assuming that the main responsibility for ensuring care is not poor quality, unsafe or abusive lies with solely with front line care workers, however, taking into consideration guidelines from the General Social Care Council and by looking from the sides of the service user, the care giver and the Employer of the care giver (presuming that the Employer is not directly employed by the service user) and investigating using legislation and relevant guidelines this essay will hopefully question the statement, provoke an argument for and against the statement and conclude. To look at the statement in its simplest form, the care workers on the front line are the care givers, they are employed to carry out a specific task