Unit code: HSC 028 Unit reference number: J/601/8142 QCF level: 2 Credit value: 1
This unit helps you to investigate the knowledge and skills that are required for you to promote good practice within the workplace in relation to the recording, storing and sharing of information.
The unit looks at the key legislation relating to the recording, storing and sharing of information, including how to access support for difficult situations, the actions to take when faced with dilemmas and the importance of maintaining records that are up to date, accurate, complete and legible.
This unit is divided into three learning outcomes:
- Understand the need for secure handling of information in health and social care settings
- Know how to access support for handling information
- Be able to handle information in accordance with agreed ways of working.
Download workbooks and unit information & guidance
Please find below links to work books and unit information. Remember to complete the workbooks on your computer you will need to enable the typewriter in the tools menu of your adobe acrobat reader.
Your work book to print out or complete using the typewriter feature: L2 – Unit 9 – Handling Information – Workbook
Unit Information & guidance to print out or look at on your computer: L2 – Unit 9 – Handling Information – Unit Information
Links to useful sites – Further Information
www.ico.gov.uk – Information commissioners office – plenty of guidance and resources on the data protection act
www.legislation.org.uk - to see the actual act