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Adult Assessment and Referral Team

23 August 2017

The following privacy notice applies to Adult Assessment and Referral.

This includes Older People, Working Age Adult, Hospital Assessment, Behavioral Advisory, Out of County and Hub of Independent Practitioner Teams.

 
Care Act 2014 places a duty on us to work closely with Health colleagues to ensure the best level of care is delivered to our citizens. For further information please see the following websites:

 

 

Information Collected:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Ethnicity
  • NHS Number
  • Relationships Information
  • Health Information 
  • Referral/Assessment Information
  • Relevant Case Information
  • Mental Capacity Information
  • Contact details
  • Other Agencies Involved
  • Financial Information
  • Risks Next of Kin
  • Ethnicity

Agencies we might share the information with:

  • Health Agencies
  • DWP
  • Police
  • Adult Social Care
  • Education Providers
  • City/District/Borough Councils
 
Purpose for processing: Service delivery, Service Improvement, Prevention/Detection of Crime/Fraud, Service Planning/Research.
 
Use of your NHS Number in Adult Social Care
If you are receiving support from adult social care then the NHS may share your NHS number with Adult Social Care.  This is so that the NHS and adult social care are using the same number to identify you whilst providing your care.  By using the same number the NHS and adult social care can work together more closely to improve your care and support.
 
We will use this Number in an integrated care record system across a number of support services including GPs, hospitals, community matrons, district nurses and social care practitioners.
 
If you wish to opt-out from the use of your NHS Number for social care purposes, please talk with your social worker, by contacting us on 0345 603 7630 or email to contact@essex.gov.uk.