You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
1.1 Identify legislation and codes of practice that relate to handling information in health and social care
The Data Protection Act 1998 is a key piece of legislation to ensure people's rights regarding the confidentiality of their personal information. [ It highlights 8 principles that define good practice when handling someone else's personal data and breaching these principles can lead to serious legal implications. In health and social care many policies and procedures are based on the principles
of the Data Protection Act to ensure that client details remain confidential. The Human Rights Act 1998 also states the right to a private life. The right to have one's private life respected also includes that private and confidential information gets respected and that details are shared and stored in accordance with strict rules and regulations. Other legal sources of information regarding handling information are stipulated through common law and the rulings of individual cases. One of the central codes of practice in health and social care has been provided by the GSCC and it sets standards of practice and behaviour for staff working in that field, including standards for handling information and maintaining confidentiality. The Caldicott Standards also provide additional guidance for health and social care providers on how to manage confidentiality and access personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act. It highlights 6 principles on how to protect and handle personal information correctly. ]
Expert answered|Gamri|Points 120|
Question
Asked 12/6/2013 4:58:41 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
27,231,055 questions answered
Popular Conversations
3 = b + 3
Weegy: (b3)2 is equal to b6. Solution: =(b3)2. =(b3)*(b3). =(b*b*b)*(b*b*b). =b*b*b*b*b*b. =b6. User: x/5 + 9 = ...
3/27/2017 7:19:00 AM| 2 Answers
The right to vote and participate in one's government is a _____ ...
Weegy: The right to vote and participate in one's government is a HUMAN right. User: Atmosphere-ocean ...
3/27/2017 11:42:28 AM| 2 Answers
Simplify the expression (x 6)^3 ?
Weegy: that's not possible! what do you need to know. [s]
3/27/2017 7:09:55 PM| 2 Answers
Which of the following best describes the small problems of daily ...
Weegy: A living will is a legal document that a person uses to make known his or her wishes regarding life prolonging ...
3/27/2017 10:05:20 PM| 2 Answers
Regarding use of the media, spin can best be defined as A. ...
Weegy: Regarding use of the media, spin can best be defined as casting a positive light on negative facts. User: Who ...
3/28/2017 8:09:07 AM| 2 Answers
With the exception of Nebraska, all states have what type of ...
Weegy: With the exception of Nevada, all states have Bicameral system. User: State governors have all of the ...
3/27/2017 12:29:46 AM| 1 Answers
Which of the following is true about a well-written paragraph? A) It ...
Weegy: It contains sentences that flow smoothly and logically. This is true about a well-written paragraph. ...
3/27/2017 1:26:50 AM| 1 Answers
One of the most talented chess players of all time, Bobby Fisher, won ...
Weegy: One of the most talented chess players of all time, Bobby Fisher, won the World Chess Championship on September ...
3/27/2017 1:24:58 AM| 1 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
Points 604 [Total 705] Ratings 0 Comments 604 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 544 [Total 544] Ratings 0 Comments 544 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
P
L
P
Points 261 [Total 1579] Ratings 1 Comments 251 Invitations 0 Offline
S
R
Points 205 [Total 305] Ratings 1 Comments 145 Invitations 5 Offline
S
P
P
L
P
P
Points 184 [Total 1636] Ratings 1 Comments 174 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 30 [Total 40] Ratings 3 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 14 [Total 14] Ratings 1 Comments 4 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
P
Points 14 [Total 744] Ratings 0 Comments 14 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 13 [Total 13] Ratings 1 Comments 3 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 12 [Total 12] Ratings 0 Comments 12 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.