safeguarding legislations so far... - Coggle Diagram
safeguarding legislations so far...
Key features of Data Protection Act
processed fairly and lawfully
kept for no longer than necessary
accurate and kept up to date
processed in line with rights
adequate and relevant but not excessive
used only for the purpose for which it was intended
not transferred outside the EU
Key Features of Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
aims to enable offenders to gain employment.
all caution and convictions resulting in prison sentences of up to four years eventually become spent
after specified time passed, an ex-offender does not normally have to mention their criminal conviction when applying or job.
the 1974 act was updated by legal aid, sentencing and punishment of offenders act 2012
under the act convictions become spent after a specific rehabilitation period.
Key features of Equality Act 2010
covers victimisation and harassment on the basis of a protected characteristic
reasonable adjustments have to be made by employers or providers of goods or services for those with disabilities
prohibits discrimination in education, employment, access to goods and services and housing
women have the right to breastfeed in public places, except at work.
indirect and indirect discrimination is now illegal
discrimination due to association is now an offence
the act encourages positive action
pay secrecy clauses are now illegal
key features of Health and Social care Act 2008 (CQC)
no decision about me without me
health and wellbeing boards
clinical commissioning groups