For the people we support

Hibiscus Care Limited, trading as and Hibiscus Care Services understand that the privacy and security of your information is important. This notice is to inform you what information we hold about you and why, what we do with that information, and informs you of your rights regarding the personal information we hold under current data protection law.

Who we are

Hibiscus Care Services, provide domiciliary care and supported living services, to support in a person’s own home or in community locations.

Hibiscus Care Services, registered at Blaby Business Centre, Leicester Road, Blaby, Leicester, LE8 4GR is the Data Controller of the information covered by this privacy notice.

What information we hold and why

Before we can provide you with support we are required to complete an assessment to identify what your needs are, and whether we are able to meet them. We also need to consider if there will be any risks for you, or our staff when we are providing a service. We will only ask you for information that we need to provide you with a service which can meet your needs and ensure your safety and well-being.

The personal information we collect and use for people we support can include (depending on the agreed support package):


We may also collect the following personal information on contacts related to each person we support such as next of kin, parent and guardian, in order to provide a service. This personal information may include:

The personal information outlined above is processed in the legitimate interests of Hibiscus as an organisation, allowing us to provide care services to any individual.

In specific circumstances, and only with explicit consent of the person we support, Hibiscus Care Services may contact them or their representative to capture positive stories and images for the purposes of newsletters, case studies and similar marketing material. This will not be used without your explicit consent.

Where we obtained your information

Hibiscus Care Servies will obtain information directly from you as well as through third parties such as family members, appointees, TUPE service, commissioners, General Practitioners (GP’s) and doctors.

This information may be collected in person, through our website, the telephone or by email.

Sensitive Data Types

We may process sensitive personal information for people we support including health details, ethnic and racial origin and religious beliefs. This processing is necessary for:

Profiling

No personal or sensitive data will be used in automated profiling or decision-making.

What we do with your information

We collect and use the personal information listed above to provide a service to people we support which promotes their health, wellbeing and independence. Each person will have an agreed, individualised care and support package and as such the information will be used according to the requirements of the person’s agreed support plans.

Who we share the information with

Your information may be passed on to Hibiscus’ support staff and third parties with a need to know basis, but that is not for any purposes other than those mentioned above.

Categories of third parties are as follows:

Transfer outside of the EEA

Your personal information will not be transferred outside of the EEA.

How long we keep your information

Hibiscus Care Services has a legal obligation for collecting and retaining information relating to your Support agreement and support services we provide. Any personal information held by Hibiscus Care Services about you in connection with your Support Agreement and Support Services that is no longer required will be deleted.

Your rights

Hibiscus Care Services recognise the rights of the data subject in regard to this data processing. As a data subject, you have:

Should you wish to invoke any of your rights, or have any queries about the information we hold about you, please contact us by one of the following methods:

Email: Info@hibiscuscareservices.com

Post: Blaby Business Centre, Leicester Road, Blaby, Leicester, LE8 4GR

Tel: 07440 780072

This policy was last updated on 01/09/2023

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