Client Access to Records

Effective date: September 30, 2011

Revised January 2018

Relevant Legislation:

Not applicable to this policy.

Intent:

Not applicable to this policy.

Definitions:

Not applicable to this policy.

Policy:

Clients have the right to request access to their files.

Clients may read their file with a staff present or clients may be given a copy of their file. The original file is the property of LOFT Community Services.

A release should be signed by the client as well as a staff person indicating that the client had requested to review their file and/ or that they have received a copy of their file.

 

Procedures:

See program manual.