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Unit 1: Communication skills for working in the health sector
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Please note that this Assessment has 12 pages and is made up of 5 Sections.
Section 1: Understand how to communicate with a range of people

1. Use
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I put some of Florecnece’s knicks on her – it’s alright cos Flo don’t know what day it is, bless her! She also lost her meds again – couldn’t find them yesterday.


Now use the box below to type your explanation.

Section 4: Understand how to maintain confidentiality

1. In the space below provide your own definition of confidentiality.

2. With this definition in mind, explain why confidentiality is important.

3. Explain how to maintain confidentiality when sharing information. You could discuss procedures and processes for maintaining confidentiality, or provide examples in your answer. Refer to any relevant Acts of Parliament in your answer.

4. Which guidelines affect how information is shared within your health sector organisation or one that you are familiar with? Provide an outline below for two examples.

Guideline type
How does it affect how information is shared?

5. Outline relevant guidelines in terms of up-to-date legislation and guidance which affect your work, in two of the following areas:

Data protection

Codes of practice in relation to confidential information

Information sharing policies and guidance

More about health

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