Ensuring confidentiality

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Give examples of how confidentiality can be ensured.
Actions could be used such as: applying the requirements of the Data Protection Act, adhearing to the legal and workplace requirements - such as the codes of practice, recording, storing and retrieving medical and personal information.
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What does confidentiality mean?
Confidentiality in health and social care settings means restricting access to information about a service user to individuals who are involved in their care, unless permission to disclose the information is given by the service user.
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Give different types of data storage.
Computers, tablets and mobile phones, social media, wriitten, paper records and photographs.
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What is safeguarding in ensuring confidentiality?
Maintaining service-user confidentiality is part of safeguarding practice, so that the clients are protected from harm and abuse and their health and wellbeing is promoted.
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Explain how CCTV footage helps in ensuring confidentiality.
CCTV cameras are able to protect service users/providers in health and social care because photographs ans images that are collected by them can be used in particular circumstances and for specific purposes.
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Card 2

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What does confidentiality mean?

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Confidentiality in health and social care settings means restricting access to information about a service user to individuals who are involved in their care, unless permission to disclose the information is given by the service user.

Card 3

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Give different types of data storage.

Back

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Card 4

Front

What is safeguarding in ensuring confidentiality?

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Card 5

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Explain how CCTV footage helps in ensuring confidentiality.

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