Online Courses

Handling Information in a Care Setting (Approved by CPD)

When working in a care setting it is so important to build positive relationships with care users.
Confidentiality and the correct handling of personal information are vital for trusting relationships
and a breach in this may lead to a service user becoming unwilling to cooperate with their care

This course provides an introduction to the concept of handling information in care settings. At the
end of the course you will understand the need for secure handling of information and you will know
how to access support if you have any questions regarding access to information. The course will
cover the important role confidentiality plays in developing trusting relationships with the people in
your care and it will define key terms such as ‘need to know’ and ‘consent’. It also touches on the
legislation that is in place relating to the handling and storing of information and the obligations
each person has under these laws.

Course Overview

  • Duration

    20 mins
  • Approved by

  • Number of lessons

  • Cost


Module Overview

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Handling Information in a Care Setting1Legislation70
Handling Information in a Care Setting2
Putting it Into Practice70