WILSON WORKFORCE AND REHABILITATION CENTER
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Title:  Confidentiality
Policy Number:  3.3.4
Effective Date:    April, 2003                                                           
Lead Department:  WWRC Records Management Services Department

 

OBJECTIVE     

To ensure and protect the confidentiality of consumer, employee, and student* information as required by law, WWRC policy, or contract 

AUTHORITY

DEFINITIONS

*Student:  Any individual engaged in activities that include internships, directed practice, practicum experiences, etc. that is allowing the individual to gain hands-on experience through an education program.

POLICY

WWRC protects the confidentiality of client information as required under Federal and Virginia state statutes, the provider-client privileges, rights to privacy, the state policy concerning confidentiality of medical records (VA), and codes of professional ethics. No person shall access, discuss, review, disclose, transmit, alter or destroy client information, except as required to fulfill WWRC job responsibilities.  Information includes, but is not limited to, any consumer, employee, or student data, whether it is paper, verbal, electronic, or computer-generated.

Revised 8/11, 9/13