Description

This one day course provides practical Caldicott Training for both new and more experienced Caldicott Guardians, their deputies and others, involved in applying the Caldicott Principles across a wide range of organisations. It provides sound foundations for those seeking to expand their understanding of the Caldicott Guardian Role, and its function within Information Governance, and inspiration as to how it can be implemented and developed in their own organisations. The content is based on the latest national guidance including the Caldicot Guardian Manual. A range of topics are covered including: the ethical and legal considerations in information sharing, confidentiality, handling requests from the Police, domestic violence, relatives, assurance and the regulators. Handouts, Templates and other tools for decision making and recording decisions are provided. Christopher Fincken, Member UK Caldicott Guardian Council, (Chairman 2012-2017) facilitates the course, and brings over 18 years of personal experience of leading innovations in the application of the Caldicott Principles. This interesting and informative course is fully interactive; and participants in small groups will face a number of case study challenges throughout the day building personal knowledge, understanding and confidence. Key Learning Objectives• Understand the role of the Caldicott Guardian• Learn to recognise what are “Caldicott Decisions”• Develop confidence in making your own “Caldicott Decisions”• Be able to apply the new Caldicott principles in practice• Understand the underlying ethics• Explore the conflict between confidentiality and information sharing• Golden rules for protecting patient confidentiality• Consider ethical dilemmas and how to make judgements• Overcome barriers to multi agency working• Learn how and when to share information and who with; relatives, police andother agencies