This policy is effective July 1, 1998, and continues in effect until revised or rescinded.
The privacy and trust of the person who is the subject of the information to be shared, either verbally or in writing, is to be maintained at all times. No records shall be accessible to unauthorized persons. Information, which is to be released or shared, must be limited to that which is necessary for the proper delivery of services.
The out-card system or similar sign-out system will be used by the center for examination of records by authorized staff. The out-card must include the name of the file removed, initials of the person using it, date and time pulled, and date and time replaced.
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