Data Protection in Care

Congratulations to all care providers who successfully published their Data Security and Protection Toolkits (DSPT) for 2022/23. This is a reminder that, since 30 June 2023, the DSPT for 2021/22 cannot be used as evidence of current arrangements. If you have finished...

Data Security and Protection

HCPA are the regional coordinators for Better Security Better Care, a fully-funded national task force who exist to support care providers manage data protection, information governance and cyber risks.  We help care providers understand data protection by supporting...

A data protection success story!

A Hertfordshire Care Provider expressed interest in Digital Transformation funding, but they had not published their Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) for each of their offices, which is a requirement for the funding. With the help of the HCPA Data and...

Warning as residents receive scam police calls

Fraudsters posing as police officers have been contacting resident in Hertfordshire. Older residents, including those living in retirement villages, have been particularly targeted. If you are a homecare provider, please share this information with the people you...