It is the policy of Thirteenth Place, Inc. that
all information regarding residents/clients is strictly confidential.
Employees will not reveal anything about the residents to anyone with
the exception of a resident’s
social worker/probation officer/parent or legal guardian. Persons entering
the facility or facility grounds will be required to sign a “sign
in” form containing a statement of confidentiality.
Employees should discuss resident/clients only as much as is necessary
to serve them, and
personal information should never be mentioned in front of other residents.
Violations of confidentiality are subject to progressive discipline
as stated in the personnel policies and procedures manual.
A sign in log containing a confidentiality statement will be kept
in the front/intake office. Anyone entering the facility or facility
grounds for any reason will be required to sign in. Their signature
will indicate their understanding of the importance of resident confidentiality
and their willingness to comply.