Greenwoods Eldercare Society is responsible for the protection of residents’, employees’, board members’ and agents’ legal right to privacy for their personal information that is under the Society’s custody and control.
Greenwoods Eldercare Society recognizes the value of an individual’s personal information which must be collected, accessed, used, disclosed and protected appropriately and according to the law.
All Greenwoods Eldercare Society Employees; all designated agents including physicians, contracted services, other incidental health care providers, students, board members, volunteers or any other persons directly or indirectly involved in the operation of the Society.
This policy also includes information received in any format including, but not limited to paper, electronic, film, verbal discourse and social media.
A signed GES Confidentiality Statement will be retained on the record of all staff and volunteers who are employed or associated with Greenwoods Eldercare Society.
All personal information is collected, used and disclosed only in circumstances necessary and authorized for resident care, education and research, or as necessary in the conduct of business for the organization. Use, sharing or disclosure of information is done in accordance with the appropriate legislative authority (Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) and/or the Community Care and Assisted Living Act.)
All personal information is collected, used and disclosed only in circumstances necessary and required for staffing records and disclosed only in circumstances related to employee performance and conduct. Use, sharing or disclosure of information is done in accordance with the appropriate legislative authority (PIPA).
Section: 2.0 Conduct & Safety
Policy #: 2.4 Confidentiality and Privacy of
Effective: June 7, 2018