Carers guide to confidentiality

We hope this guide will help you understand what confidentiality means for the trust, its staff, the person you care for and for you as a carer. A carer is anyone supporting their partner, friend or relative. As a carer, you play an important role and we work with you and try to make sure you have the right information you need, and have the right support

Publication date:
01 July 2022
Date range:
July 2022 - July 2023

Where do I go for more information?

If you have any questions, or you would like to know more about confidentiality and how it affects you, please contact the Information Governance Department on 01795 514525 or write to us at 1st Floor, Magnitude House, New Hythe Lane, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 6WT or via email to

If you feel that information has been shared unnecessarily, or not shared when it should have been, you can discuss this with the health and social care professional or team leader.

You could also discuss this with the Information Rights Department (as above).