Elite Care Agency Ltd is a domiciliary care agency owned by Theresa Trevett. This privacy notice explains how we use any personal information we collect about you, during the information gathering process known as an Assessment of Need.
Topics covered are:
- What information do we collect about you?
- How do we use such information?
- Access to your information and correction
The nature of our service means that very personal and sensitive information is discussed, openly and honestly, in order to ensure we can meet your health and social care needs in ways that are unique to your individual circumstances. The specific type of information is required in order for us to meet our legal and regulatory obligations as a registered provider.
The Lawful Bases which we use are contained within the Data Protection Act 2018 and are as follows
a) Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to individuals;
b) Be collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes, and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with purposes, further processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes, or statistical purposes shall not be considered to be incompatible with the initial purposes;
c) Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed.
d) Accurate and where necessary, kept up to date, every reasonable step must be taken that personal data that is inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay;
e) Kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed; personal data may be stored for longer purposes in so far as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes subject to the appropriate technical and organisational measures required by the GDPR (the safeguards) in order to safeguard the rights and freedoms of individuals; and
f) Processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data. Including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss. Destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.
How information about you will be used.
We may share information regarding your care with those who have a need to know, namely Health Professionals, such as GP’s, District Nurses, Hospitals etc., Local Authorities, includes departments such as Social Services, Housing, Day Centres etc. Any relevant person identified by you, such as an L.P.A., and our staff. We would like to contact you about the services we provide, please indicate below your preferred contact method.
We will not share your information with anyone except those indicated above, unless required by law. If you do not wish this information to be shared, please indicate below.Yes No
Personal information supplied to us is used in a number of ways, for example
- To agree a Care Plan
- To review your care needs
- To monitor your medication
- To help us improve our services
Upon completion of your Assessment of Need, we compile a Care Plan which sets out tasks, aspirations and outcomes in order to meet all your identified needs and this is regularly reviewed and updated. This includes liaison with all those involved in your care such as family, your representative relevant health and social care colleagues and other professionals.Access to your information and corrections.