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Evergreen Care UK

Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your personal information

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This privacy policy explains:

How we obtain your personal information

What information we collect

Who we share it with

Your choices regarding the information we hold on you

We collect information in the following ways:​

When you give it to us directly

When you give permission from third parties to share it with us. For example, a family member who has passed on the information with your consent.

We collect personal information:​

Name, DOB, Tel number, Email Address, Bank Details as well as information relating to your health and/or personal circumstances.

Staff/Volunteers - we only ask for details that will help us to process your application. Where appropriate this may also include details of any criminal convictions.

People whose data we receive from staff/volunteers such as referees and emergency contacts-

Referees - all we need to know is confirmation that you know the candidate so that they can secure the job/volunteer role.

Emergency contacts -  These details will allow us to contact somebody in an emergency.

We may use your information to:​

Give you the support service you ask for

To gain a full understanding of your situation so we can provide a personalised service

For internal administrative records (our records or for accounting)

Let you know about changes to our services or about events that might be coming up

Claim Gift Aid on any donations

Ensure we know how you prefer to be contacted

Understand how we can improve our services, products or information

Keep a record of your relationship with us

We may need to share your information with:

Other health professionals regarding your health or care. We will agree this with you. We will not share information unless; you ask us to, we ask and you give your permission, or we have good reason to believe not sharing the information would put you at risk. We do not sell share personal details to third parties for the purposes of marketing.

Other people within Evergreen Care Bexley may also need to access your information to check the quality of our service.

Sharing your story

Some people choose to tell us about their experiences of the health care sector and / or the support they have received from Evergreen Care UK. They may take on a role as an Ambassador or Media Volunteer and attend our events.​

This may include them sharing sensitive information related to their health and family life.

If we have the explicit and informed consent of the individuals or guardian, this information may be made public by us at events, in materials promoting our campaigning and fundraising work, or in documents such as our annual report.

How do we keep your data safe and who has access

We ensure that there are appropriate technical controls in place to protect your personal details. For example our network is protected and routinely monitored.​

We undertake regular reviews of who has access to information that we hold to ensure that your information is only accessible by appropriately trained staff and volunteers.

We will only ever share your data in other circumstances if we have your explicit and informed consent.

Access

You can request access to any information we hold about you by contacting us at 22 The Pantiles, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5HD, emailing us at info@evergreencarebexley.org or telephoning us on 01322 431765. Equally, please let us know about any changes to your personal information.​

If you no longer wish to receive our quarterly newsletter please contact us as above.

Changes

We may periodically change our Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any significant changes in the way we treat your personal information we will make this clear on the Evergreen Care UK Website or by contacting you directly.

Our values

Respect

To value every human being with due regards for their feelings, wishes and rights. To treat others how we would have them treat ourselves.

Partnership

To work with others for the good of our community and to lead the way in care standards and influence others.

Justice

To apply Christian principles and have a genuine concern for people, to seek justice and bring peace in our dealings with others.

Quality

To excel in excellence in all we do bringing confidence to our community in our service of care and support.

Service

To foster an ethos of care and service throughout the organisation and promote the Christian Care Values of love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control into the community

Generosity

To incline on the side of generosity in our dealings with staff, volunteers, clients and the wider community. To value it is more blessed to give than to receive.

Training

To guide all members of Evergreen through training so they will be skilled, equipped and adopt the correct behaviour required for their chosen area of work.

Stewardship

To oversee the work of Evergreen with sound governance and financial controls and use God’s blessing to serve our community.

How can we help you?

What services do we offer?

Evergreen Care UK offers a range of care and befriending services

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Business Support

Evergreen Care UK offers a range of care and befriending services

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Becoming a volunteer

Evergreen Care UK offers a range of care and befriending services

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Why use Evergreen Care UK?

Evergreen Care UK is an award-winning local charity that cares about its clients and community.

Seeing the desperate needs that are, sadly, very often not being met, we believe there is a better way to treat people as they grow older and become more vulnerable.

Our staff have many year's experience working with older people, and our client's families trust us to provide peace of mind, safe in the knowledge that we deliver the level of care their loved ones deserve.

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