1.5. Explain what is meant by confidentiality in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare

Qualification: Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care
Unit: 1.2: Understand the principles and values in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
Learning outcome: 1. Understand the principles and values that underpin work in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
Assessment criteria: 1.5. Explain what is meant by confidentiality in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare

  • Confidentiality means respecting an individual’s right to privacy
  • Includes not talking where you may be overheard, locking your computer when you leave your desk, ensuring paperwork is not left lying around etc.
  • Worker’s must respect their client’s right to privacy
  • It is a legal and etical duty

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