Legal notice

Data Protection

  • All client details, case notes and correspondence will be stored securely and treated confidentially according to General Data Protection Regulations and the Data Protection Act 1988. 
  • Information is stored on a secure electronic system called “WriteUpp”. Reports and programmes are password protected. 
  • Any paper based confidential information is stored securely in accordance with General Data Protection Regulations and the Data Protection Act 1988.
  • In accordance with law, all records will be kept securely until your child is 25 years old. After this time all records relating to your child will be destroyed.
  • You may apply in writing to access an electronic copy of your child’s notes or to request modifications of any inaccuracies. These requests will be dealt with within 30 days.


Safeguarding

  • Service users may see my DBS enhanced disclosure at any time. 
  • In the event of a safeguarding concern, where your child or another person is at risk of harm, I have a legal obligation to share that information with relevant professionals in line with the Safeguarding Children's Act 2004.


Liaison with other professionals

  • To offer the best service to your child it is often important for me to liaise with other professionals involved in their care. 
  • This includes people such as NHS Speech and Language Therapists, school/pre-school staff, your GP or other medical/educational staff.
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