Why Is Confidentiality Important In Safeguarding

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Confidentiality: is a key care value which protects the privacy of the informations of a service user , when dealing with records and other information concerning individuals who use service.
Confidentiality is a protection to personal information of a service user that helps respect the privacy of the service user by not sharing the information with others to build up a trust between the client and the care worker.Dilemma;there are times when it is not easy to decide whether or not disclose information you have to given in confidence.The only time confidentiality may be broken is when:
-If they intend to harm others,If someone has said they are going to harm themselves or the action harms the,If they plan or have being involved in a criminal offence.
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When discussing confidential conversation keep your doors locked.
E.g. Only care workers must have access to the computers.

Safeguarding: it is an action that protects people from harm and illnesses.Safeguarding protect individuals from abuse or neglect meaning individuals are at greater risk or may have already experienced therefore they may need safeguarding.
Safeguarding is important because safeguarding individuals establishes support and builds trust and respect relationships.Users can be harmed by abuse or neglect there's different types of abuse such as ; Sexual abuse,Child abuse and Verbal abuse.
E.g. Use disposable one use gloves so that bacteria is not passed around.
E.g not leaving dangerous chemicals behind so that no accident occurs.
E.g. clean and disinfect equipment after use and throw away broken equipment
E.g. was your hand and body with water and soap.

Dignity: is treating people as individuals and giving them independence and choice and control their own lives.Preserving someone's dignity through appropriate actions is a very important way of showing the person that you value them as an individual's dignity is a sense of pride and taking that away from them may make them feel
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