Lancashire County Council Day Services are part of the Adult Disability Service. We have a number of centres throughout Lancashire, Each service operates from fully equipped accommodation with facilities that are specifically designed for safe and easy use by everyone.
Support is delivered by a team of staff, including a locality manager, team managers and community support workers. The level of support is according to a person's assessed needs and considers areas such as
The Day Service collects and holds information about the people who are supported by the service. Our aim is only to hold information to help us give people the right support at the right time. However we are also required by law and under regulation to hold some information about people.
As personal data is being collected and processed Day Services need to meet certain criteria under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The condition for processing under the GDPR will be:
Article 6 – Personal information
Article 9 – Special categories information
Processing of personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation shall be prohibited.
(a) the data subject has given explicit consent to the processing of those personal data for one or more specified purposes, except where Union or Member State law provide that the prohibition referred to in paragraph 1 may not be lifted by the data subject;
Care Act 2014 - Part 1, Assessing needs, section 9 assessment of an adult's needs for care and support states that if it appears that an adult may have needs for care and support so the authority must assess.
Care Act 2014 - Part 1, Assessing needs, section 10 assessment of a carer’s needs for support states a carer may have needs for support and the authority must access this.
Local Government Act 2000 - Section 2 gives the local authority the power to do anything they consider likely to achieve the promotion or improvement of the social wellbeing of their area.
Health and Social Care (Safety and Quality) Act 2015 – Chapter 28
251B Duty to share information
(1) This section applies in relation to information about an individual that is held by a relevant health or adult social care commissioner or provider (“the relevant person”).
(2) The relevant person must ensure that the information is disclosed to—
(a) Persons working for the relevant person, and
(b) Any other relevant health or adult social care commissioner or provider with whom the relevant person communicates about the individual, but this is subject to subsections (3) to (6).
(3) Subsection (2) applies only so far as the relevant person considers that the disclosure is—
(a) Likely to facilitate the provision to the individual of health services or adult social care in England, and
(b) In the individual’s best interests.
(4) The relevant person need not comply with subsection (2) if the relevant person reasonably considers that one or more of the following apply—
(a) The individual objects, or would be likely to object, to the disclosure of the information;
(b) The information concerns, or is connected with, the provision of health services or adult social care by an anonymous access provider;
(c) For any other reason the relevant person is not reasonably able, or should not be required, to comply with subsection (2).
(5) This section does not permit the relevant person to do anything which, but for this section, would be inconsistent with—
(a) Any provision made by or under the Data Protection Act 1998, or
(b) A common law duty of care or confidence.
(6) This section does not require the relevant person to do anything which the relevant person is required to do under a common law duty of care (and, accordingly, any such requirement is to be treated as arising under that common law duty and not under this section).”
Information is collected and processed to
Ensure people are safe and well
Report on and improve the way we work
Personal information is:
Sensitive Personal Information/Data is:
Lancashire County Council will only store your information for as long as is legally required or in situations where there is no legal retention period they will follow established best practice.
|File type||Description||Retention period|
|Emails held in Outlook that haven't been exported or moved elsewhere.||1 year from the date received and then automatically deleted.|
|Client records||Support Plans and reviews, medication and health records Health and Safety information such as Incident forms and Risk Assessments Correspondence relating to day to day living to inform an individual's support||Destroy 3 years after death of service user or after case has been closed.|
If you would like more information about the Adult Disability Day Service then please contact email@example.com
Lancashire County Council is a registered data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office. You can search the register of data controllers (external link) to find out more about:
Lancashire County Council's full privacy notice contains further information about your rights under GDPR, how to make a compliment, comment or complaint and the council's Data Protection Officer. It also contains information about the Information Commissioner's Office.