• If you have services funded by the NHS, for example under continuing healthcare, there is a legal requirement to complete the DSPT every year.
  • All adult social care services in England, including residential and nursing homes, supported living, homecare, extra care, shared lives and day services, are strongly recommended to complete the Data Security and Protection Toolkit. It’s increasingly what local authorities, CCGs and the Care Quality Commission will expect to see.
  • You don’t need to have completed or to register with the DSPT just to have video appointments with NHS services, but it is strongly recommended.

Learn more about the Data Security and Protection Toolkit here.