Nursing Home Visitors Books - do they have to keep them when they're full?

Shakey1961a

Registered User
Nov 7, 2004
111
Southport
Hi All.

Does anyone know the law regarding visitors books? Do they have to keep the full ones for a certain period of time before getting rid?

A quick reply would be helpfull for my nerves.

Ta all.
 

Kriss

Registered User
May 20, 2004
513
Shropshire
From experience in industry the visitor books are only kept for health and safety purposes e.g. to know who is in the building if there was a fire etc. and therefore there is no reason to keep them once full. I'm not aware of them being held for any other use but have no knowledge of health services so can't be sure.

Kriss
 

Norman

Registered User
Oct 9, 2003
4,348
Birmingham Hades
Shakey
It would depend whether they can be put in the medical record field?
I suppose that could open a can of worms,is it therapy to receive visitors?
Norman