Privacy

  • The Croatian, Ukrainian & Belarusian Aged Care Association of S.A. recognises the rights of its residents, clients and employees to Privacy.

 

  • The Croatian, Ukrainian & Belarusian Aged Care Association of S.A.’s commits to respecting the rights of the individual with respect to privacy considerations and puts in place procedures to ensure that such rights are respected, developed in accordance with the National Privacy Principles as contained in Schedule 3 of the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988.

 

  • The Croatian, Ukrainian & Belarusian Aged Care Association of S.A has an awareness of, and respect for, cultural/ethnic specific beliefs, regardless of their own beliefs.

 

  • The Croatian, Ukrainian & Belarusian Aged Care Association of S.A give support and counselling to relatives and/or significant others if and when needed.

 

  • The Croatian, Ukrainian & Belarusian Aged Care Association of S.A ensures Privacy and Dignity are maintained at all times.  Any personal information obtained for the purpose connected with the provision of aged care is consented by the resident/care recipient or representative.  The Croatian, Ukrainian & Belarusian Aged Care Association of S.A understands the information may be of a personal or sensitive nature; however, the information may be required to assist provide a more comprehensive care service.

 

  • At any time a resident or client may request access to their personal information, and may correct or update information held by The Croatian, Ukrainian & Belarusian Aged Care Association of S.A., any updates must be advised in writing.

 

  • The Croatian, Ukrainian & Belarusian Aged Care Association of S.A. respects all identified wishes

 

Regulatory References: Privacy Act 2001
For a more in depth coverage of the universal Privacy Policy refer to Policy No 35 Privacy-issue#6 

The Croatian, Ukrainian & Belarusian Aged Care Association of S.A. identifies the rights and obligations to individuals, the community, employees and government. 
Policy No 35 Privacy-issue#6 has been developed to assist all levels of the Croatian, Ukrainian & Belarusian Aged Care Association of S.A.’s management structure to ensure that the Croatian, Ukrainian & Belarusian Aged Care Association of S.A. and staff recognise the rights of clients and others to privacy and to ensure that such rights are respected.