Learner Name | |
Unit number and title (HSC 38) | 307 - Understand how to handle information in social care settings |
| 307 - Promote good practice in handling information in health and social care settings |

Identify legislation and codes of practice that relate to handling information in social care settings. (307-1.1) |
The Data Protection Act 1998 is a key piece of legislation to ensure people's rights regarding the confidentiality of their personal information. when handling someone else's personal data and breaching these principles can lead to serious legal implications 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. Data Protection Act 1998 |
Summarise the main points of legal requirements and codes of practice for handling information in health and social care. (307-1.2) |
To promote good practice o handling of information data protection act defines and protects clients   and there information   being passed to   to company’s or any one that doesn’t have access   to there need personal data must be processed fairly and lawful all personal data must be accurate and kept up to date |
Explain how to maintain records that are up to date, complete, accurate and easy to read. (307-2.1) |
Up to date – maintaining clients   care plans   and daily logs   is very challenging at times but dealing with clients then keeping   a upto date records is   very important it means if you keep them upto date other staff and   gps and d/n now   what you have been doing |
Complete – always make sure there complete like medication sheets so other staff or any one else knows what clients have taken even in the logs we use so we can know what the clients been feeling ok what they have eaten and drunk   it is very important that information is...