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Adult Mental Health Services Privacy Notice

Purpose for processing

The Adult Mental Health Service processes personal information, either directly or jointly with partners and commissioned private and third sector providers, in order to provide mental health care and aftercare services to customers, their carers and / or representatives. This includes: 

  • assessing the mental health care needs, including in specific circumstances the Deprivation of Liberty, of customers and/or their carers and providing the appropriate care package
  • obtaining funding for mental health services, placements and packages of care for customers and/or their carers
  • investigating complaints and concerns
  • supporting and managing our employees
  • anonymised information based on but not including personal information is used for service planning and reporting and statistical returns to the Council and Department of Health