Explain Legal and Ethical Tensions Between Maintaining Confidentiality and Sharing Information

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|501     |Explain legal and ethical tensions between maintaining confidentiality and sharing information.                                                                                                                   |
|4.1     |The main ethical and legal tension between maintaining confidentiality and sharing information is that the need to report abuse always overrides the necessity to maintain confidentiality.                       |
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|         |Explain how to support effective communication within your own job role.                                                                                                                                           |
|         |Communication is constantly happening within the day care centre and in my job role I have a responsibility to communicate with staff, service users and other professionals.   I use various forms of             |
|         |communication but I also seek to make sure that it is understood.   Communication has got to be understood before it can be effective and so I try to ensure comprehension when I am verbally speaking by getting   |
|         |staff to repeat what I have asked them to do.   I also write simply worded memos and emails to ensure ease of comprehension.   When communicating with other professionals I speak clearly and seek affirmation when|
|1.2     |organising meetings or planning...