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  • 1. 

    Confidentiality means that information is regarded as the private property of the individual it concerns.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Confidentiality refers to the practice of keeping information private and only accessible to authorized individuals. It ensures that sensitive data is not disclosed or shared with unauthorized parties. By regarding information as the private property of the individual it concerns, confidentiality emphasizes the importance of maintaining privacy and protecting personal or sensitive information from unauthorized access or disclosure. Therefore, the statement "Confidentiality means that information is regarded as the private property of the individual it concerns" is true.

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  • 2. 

    Most service users are uncomfortable to involve their family or relatives in their care.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Some service users may feel uncomfortable involving their family or relatives in their care, but it is not accurate to say that most service users feel this way. In fact, many service users value the support and involvement of their family members in their care, as they can provide emotional support, help with decision-making, and offer valuable insights into the service user's needs and preferences. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 3. 

    Data protection is enshrined in law (________) this is because all UK citizens have the right to privacy and we are all responsible for ensuring that personal information is held securely and lawfully.

    • A.

      The Data Protection Act 1995

    • B.

      The Data Protection Act 1996

    • C.

      The Data Protection Act 1997

    • D.

      The Data Protection Act 1998

    Correct Answer
    D. The Data Protection Act 1998
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Data Protection Act 1998. This act is important because it legally protects the privacy rights of UK citizens and ensures that personal information is handled securely and lawfully.

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  • 4. 

    ACES stands for:

    • A.

      Accurate

    • B.

      Appropriate

    • C.

      Concise

    • D.

      Clear

    • E.

      Easy to read

    • F.

      Easy to see

    • G.

      Serviceable

    • H.

      Shareable

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Accurate
    D. Clear
    E. Easy to read
    H. Shareable
    Explanation
    The correct answer consists of four characteristics that ACES stands for: Accurate, Clear, Easy to read, and Shareable. These qualities are essential for any form of communication or content. Accuracy ensures that the information provided is correct and reliable. Clarity ensures that the message is easily understood and free from ambiguity. Easy to read means that the content is presented in a way that is visually appealing and accessible to the audience. Lastly, shareability refers to the content being easily shared or distributed among others.

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  • 5. 

    The Data Protection Act is concerned with an individual's personal data and the individual's expectations of privacy and security in the use of that personal data.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the Data Protection Act is indeed focused on protecting an individual's personal data and ensuring their privacy and security in its use. This legislation aims to regulate how organizations collect, store, and process personal information, ensuring that individuals have control over their data and that it is handled responsibly. By enforcing strict rules and guidelines, the Data Protection Act helps safeguard individuals' personal information and maintains their expectations of privacy and security.

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  • 6. 

    The act states that:  (Select four)

    • A.

      Data must be kept secure

    • B.

      Data stored must be reasonable

    • C.

      Data stored must be kept accurate and up-to-date

    • D.

      Data stored must be kept longer than necessary

    • E.

      Data must be obtained and processed lawfully

    • F.

      Information shared should be shared on a ‘need to know’ only basis.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Data must be kept secure
    C. Data stored must be kept accurate and up-to-date
    E. Data must be obtained and processed lawfully
    F. Information shared should be shared on a ‘need to know’ only basis.
    Explanation
    The given correct answer states that data must be kept secure, data stored must be kept accurate and up-to-date, data must be obtained and processed lawfully, and information should be shared on a 'need to know' only basis. These requirements are outlined in the act, which aims to protect personal data and ensure its proper handling. Keeping data secure helps prevent unauthorized access or breaches. Keeping data accurate and up-to-date ensures its reliability and usefulness. Obtaining and processing data lawfully ensures compliance with legal requirements. Sharing information on a 'need to know' basis limits access to sensitive data, reducing the risk of misuse or unauthorized disclosure.

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  • 7. 

    The Caldicott Principles are not only concerned specifically with service user information and confidentiality.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Caldicott Principles are specifically concerned with service user information and confidentiality. This means that the statement "The Caldicott Principles are not only concerned specifically with service user information and confidentiality" is incorrect. The principles were developed to ensure that personal information is handled securely and confidentially within the healthcare sector. They outline the need to justify the purpose of using personal information, only collect what is necessary, use it appropriately, keep it secure, and ensure it is only accessed by those who need it. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 8. 

    All health and social care services need a commitment to deliver high quality care which should be at the heart of everyday activities.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because in order to provide effective health and social care services, a commitment to delivering high quality care is essential. This commitment ensures that the well-being and needs of individuals are prioritized and met. It also emphasizes the importance of consistently providing excellent care in all aspects of daily activities, ensuring that individuals receive the best possible support and outcomes.

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  • 9. 

    Failure to document and handle information can result in failure to meet the service user’s needs.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Failure to document and handle information can result in failure to meet the service user's needs because documentation is crucial for effective communication and continuity of care. Without proper documentation, important information about the service user's needs, preferences, and care plans may be lost or overlooked. This can lead to misunderstandings, errors in treatment, and inadequate support, ultimately failing to meet the service user's needs. Therefore, it is important for healthcare professionals to document and handle information accurately and efficiently to ensure the delivery of high-quality care.

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  • 10. 

    Principles of good record keeping includes: (Select four)

    • A.

      Typewriting should be legible

    • B.

      In line with local policy, you should put the date and time on all records.

    • C.

      This should also include details of information given about care.

    • D.

      You must alter or destroy any records without being authorised to do so.

    • E.

      Records should be factual and not include unnecessary abbreviations, jargon, meaningless phrases or irrelevant speculation.

    • F.

      Records should identify any risks or problems that have arisen and show the action taken to deal with them.

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. In line with local policy, you should put the date and time on all records.
    C. This should also include details of information given about care.
    E. Records should be factual and not include unnecessary abbreviations, jargon, meaningless phrases or irrelevant speculation.
    F. Records should identify any risks or problems that have arisen and show the action taken to deal with them.
    Explanation
    The principles of good record keeping include putting the date and time on all records in line with local policy, including details of information given about care, ensuring that records are factual and do not include unnecessary abbreviations, jargon, meaningless phrases or irrelevant speculation, and identifying any risks or problems that have arisen and showing the action taken to deal with them.

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  • 11. 

    In all communications with service users and families, never give out personal information which identifies your home address, phone number, mobile phone number or other personal information.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Personal information such as home address, phone number, and mobile phone number should never be shared with service users and their families in any communication. This is to ensure privacy and protect oneself from any potential harm or misuse of personal information. Sharing such information can compromise personal safety and security. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 12. 

    Never allow anyone else to use your personal login detail as you will then be held responsible for their online activity should they try to log in as you and not follow the codes!

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is advising against sharing personal login details with others, as it holds the individual responsible for any online activity conducted by someone else using their login information. This implies that if someone else logs in as the individual and engages in inappropriate or unauthorized behavior, the individual will be held accountable for it. Therefore, the answer "True" indicates that it is indeed important to never allow anyone else to use personal login details.

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