This confidentiality policy sets out the way in which Calderdale and Kirklees Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) operates with respect to the confidentiality of its service users, taking into account current legislation, whilst complying with local government policies and procedures.
SENDIASS Calderdale and Kirklees upholds the trust and confidence that parents place in the service by maintaining confidentiality about case work. Personal information may be provided to other professionals in order to achieve desired outcomes for service users. However, this will only occur if parental consent has been obtained.
To make sure that parents and carers of children with special educational needs are able to access support and information in complete confidence – safe in the knowledge that their records are protected and are not shared with other services without their consent.