Care and Treatment - DMS
This policy has been expanded with the following additions made; the aims of policy had been expanded to incorporarte additional requirements; additional sources of information have been included to support workplaces; additional professional responsibility requirements and links to professional policies and guidance have also been added to help make the implementaion and understanding of legislative and professional requirements easy to understand. Best practice requirements have been added to support workplaces to meet outstanding requirements. The title of this policy has been changed to ‘Data Protection and Confidentiality Policy and Procedure’ as previously it was ‘Confidentiality Policy and Procedure’.
Review and updating of Treatment planning requirements and references. The Treatment Plan Policy and Procedure has been reviewed and made more workable and practical in accordance with the CQC and GDC Standards.
The Consent Policy and Procedure has been updated to include guidance and information about additional Acts.
Updated with further information on updating records when a patient changes their mind regarding treatment.