307: Promote good practice in handling information in health and social care settings (HSC 038) | HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE DIPLOMA ANSWERS

Category: 307: Promote good practice in handling information in health and social care settings (HSC 038)

Explain two ways of helping other practitioners to understand the different systems used to record information in adult social care settings.

There are several ways of helping other practitioners to understand the different systems used to record information in adult care settings. You could explain the different systems to them or have them go on training to learn about them. Another method would be to have them shadow you when you are using the systems so…

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Explain two ways of helping other practitioners to understand the importance of handling information securely.

The importance of handling information securely can be conveyed to others by explaining the consequences of not protecting the personal data of others. This can include consequences to the individual such as social exclusion or fraud as well as consequences to the professional including disciplinary action, dismissal and legal action. Another method would be to…

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Explain how legal requirements and codes of practice affect the day to day work of a social care worker in relation to handling information.

Legal requirements and codes of practice ensure that social care workers handle information in the correct way and without breaking the law. This means that personal and sensitive data is stored securely and is only accessible by those that are authorised to do so. Social care workers may only share information if it is absolutely…

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