Privacy Notice

Briercliffe Lodge Care Home is owned and managed by Gillian & Rebecca


We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office and our

registration number is A8267024.

We will require to collect and use your personal data which will include

both medical and social information.

This data is required by us to ensure that we can plan and manage your

care and well being.

Information will be obtained from several sources including relatives,

Social Services, the N.H.S (which includes local hospitals), your General

Practitioner as well as services that you may be involved with

(Physiotherapists, Speech & Language Specialists, Podiatry, Occupational

Therapists and District Nursing). The same information will be shared

between these services, as well as by our staff members, on a need to know

basis. Information will not automatically be shared with relatives, unless

they have powers of attorney, or you have given your consent to do so.

The effect of collecting and sharing this data should ensure a safe

personalised package of care, which could not be given otherwise. The

data collected will be retained for 3 years after the last entry, and then

confidentially destroyed.

Should there be any perceived problem with the way data is being

processed or handled complaints should be directed to the Information

Commissioner’s Office.

You can access your data at no cost by placing a request with ourselves in

writing. The request will be enabled within one month of your request,

unless we believe the request to be excessive or unfounded, and in this case

the reasons for refusal will be made apparent. You have in these

circumstances the right to complain to the supervisory body and to a

judicial remedy. You must do this without delay and at the latest within

one month.

Please contact us for further information.