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 ToolkitThe Data Security and Protection Toolkit is an online self-assessment tool that allows health and social care organisations to provide assurance that they are undertaking good data security and that personal information is handled correctly. The aim More. 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.