Access to Information
The legal framework governing the use of personal data within Sunbeam House Services is complex. It includes the Data Protection Acts 1998 and 2003, Freedom of Information Act 2014 and the Assisted Decision-Making Capacity Bill 2015.
Sunbeam House Services is required to meet its legal obligations concerning confidentiality and information security standards. These are primarily based upon the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and Freedom of Information (FOI). SHS holds and processes information about its service users, employees and other individuals for various purposes (e.g. the effective provision of care or; for administrative purposes, such as payroll).