1.8. Describe the boundaries of confidentiality and when to share information

Qualification: Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care
Unit: 1.4: Awareness of safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
Learning outcome: 1. Understand safeguarding in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
Assessment criteria: 1.8. Describe the boundaries of confidentiality and when to share information

  • Confidentiality should always be respected unless you believe that there is a risk of harm to an individual or others
  • You should tell the person that you are duty-bound to share the information with others
  • You should only tell others on a ‘need-to-know’ basis

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