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  1. Standard 1: Family Centered Approaches
    3 Topics
  2. Standard 2: Family Support, Education and Referrals
    6 Topics
  3. Standard 3: Encourage Family Connection through Child-Led Play
    4 Topics
  4. Standard 4: Cultural Competency and Cultural Safety
    5 Topics
  5. Standard 5: Professional and Ethical Conduct
    5 Topics
  6. Standard 6: Early Learning and Play-Based Programming
    3 Topics
  7. Standard 7: Evaluation & Quality Improvement
    4 Topics
  8. Standard 8: Design, Function, Safety and Hygiene of Physical Environment
    7 Topics
  9. Standard 9: Partnerships and Collaboration
    5 Topics
  10. Standard 10: Governance
    4 Topics
  11. Standard 11: Planning, Administration and Information Management
    5 Topics
  12. Standard 12: Finance and Risk Management
    5 Topics
  13. Standard 13: Human Resources
    5 Topics
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Description

FRP guidelines/policies and practices adhere to relevant legislation related to privacy and confidentiality of data.

Benchmark Quality Indicators

  • FRP ensures that electronic information is backed-up and secured offsite.
  • FRP ensures that paper information is locked when not in use.
  • FRP keeps confidential information secure, including paper and electronic information.
  • FRP has a policy regarding the release of participant/client information with their consent.
  • FRP provides regular training to equip staff, volunteers, and board members with the ability to follow privacy legislation and assure the security of all information.
  • FRP regularly informs families of their rights and responsibilities in terms of sharing confidential information.

Innovation and Promising Practices

  • FRP has a clear policy on use of FRP and or personal electronic devices for recording images, and or data.
  • FRP has a procedure / policy checklist to guide decisions for release of confidential information for legal reasons guided by appropriate acts (e.g., Adult Guardianship Act; Child, Family and Community Service Act; Coroners Act; Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act; Workers Compensation Act; and the Communicable Disease Regulation under the Public Health Act).
  • Staff and board members participate in formative and summative (annual) self assessment of adherence to FRP operational policies.