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Appropriate measures need to be taken to ensure that personal data does not get lost or damaged or destructed and that it cannot be unlawfully processed or access withoutauthorisation Code of Practice describes good practice for organisations handling confidential information concerning

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Appropriate measures need to be taken to ensure that personal data does not get lost or damaged or destructed and that it cannot be unlawfully processed or access withoutauthorisation
Code of Practice describes good practice for organisations handling confidential information concerning, or connected with, the provision of health services or adult social care. It therefore has a particular scope. Various information regimes will apply to these practices, including; The Data Protection Act 1998; The Freedom of Information Act 2000; The Disability Discrimination Act 1995; The Care Quality Commission (CQC) Essential Standards of Quality and Safety 2010 Outcome 21: Records (This is one of the core 16 quality and safety standards); The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010 No. 781; The General Social Care Council “The Code of Practice for Social Care Workers”