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    The Data Protection Act 1998 was brought in to law with the intention of governing the way organisations are processing and managing their data on living identifiable individuals. It is important that all data information that is kept within a school is taken down on record correctly whether it is locked away on a computer that has a password on it so no-body can access it or it must be kept in a file which is kept in a filing cabinet which is looked up with a key that is kept out of reach of those who it does not concern. This is referred to as ‘Personal Data’. Children’s personal data is children’s names, where they live, how old they are and their date of birth, and whether or not they have any allergies and medical conditions which must…

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    What Laws Apply At its most basic level the Data Protection Act 1998, and the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC which it implements, has provided, until recently, the guidance on the requirements of Data Controllers, in this case owners of websites that use cookies, how to treat claims related to privacy infringements and the consequences in cases where the controller had failed in its duties. The main change to it has come with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive)…

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    and social care. Also to introduce two acts of UK law , human right acts (HRA) and Data protection acts (DPA). Its is going to explain definitions of these acts and convey how they link to confidentiality and how they impact in nursing practice, in terms to imply the effect of advantages and disadvantages in role of a nurse. One of the most important aspect of law is confidentiality. In healthcare practice, which has been defined as keeping and protecting of privacy and personal information…

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    Legal necessity – By law, we need to have records for all employment data, for Examples staffs attendance records, salaries, and benefits to check if it meets the requirement as per the agreement, records employment and personal data for compliances purpose. Act 1998. Which helps to prove that the organization is hiring at an equal opportunity standard, also, to ensure that and prove that any firing done by the company is done for the right reasons and is readily available to prove that. AC…

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    Confidentiality is the keeping of personal information about a person or persons securely. Confidential information is: personal information of a private or sensitive nature; and information that is not already lawfully in the public domain or readily available from another public source; and information that has been shared in circumstances where the person giving the information could reasonably expect that it would not be shared with others. As a teaching assistant all information must be…

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    Also stating from ( Ahmed,2014 The Data Protection Act is a law which protects the personal data of people who are living in the UK. The act protects people’s rights, freedoms and their right to privacy. In health and social care organisations, it is crucial for health and social care professionals to store data of pateints and service user’s appropriately , securly , safely and using it if necessary. This sugggests the impottance of health and soicla care professionals enuring all…

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    Anybody working in a childcare setting should maintain a high level of confidentiality and should be well informed and familiar with current legislation. All schools will gather relevant information from parents and carers such as health and medical information, records from previous schools and records of any needs or disabilities the child may have. Any information that the school may need to pass on will need the child’s next of king’s consent. Under the data protection act 1998, any…

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    Furthermore, the staff of Best Way Care Home ensures that service users information is recorded accurately and kept confidential as this is required by the Act. The Act, however, stated that information must be prevent from identity of theft and the rights of individuals must be maintained. The records keeping policy is implemented by the members of staff by complying to the eight principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. Medication Act 1968 The Medicines Act 1968 manages the medicines for…

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    and calmly. This could involve separating the adults until they have calmed down or involving a mediator at an earlier point. Question: Question 9 Answer: The main points of legislation and procedures are to keep all sensitive and personal information secure, whether the information is in a file or if it is electronic, however this information can be accessed when needed. The Data Protection Act 1998 states that all information must be kept secure at all times. This can include not leaving files…

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    should give consent for them to be use in any way, however the carer can only give out the patient information if they are in case of danger. In most of the service centres to maintain confidentiality they store all information electronically and protect them with password. Unfortunately confidentiality is not always simple as that, mostly in care centre with young adult with learning disability that are unable to give consent for whatever reason, in this case they will entrusted the service…

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