The Driving Force takes anyone who has cancer and is registered with a GP in Bonnybridge, Denny or Banknock to hospital appointments for FREE.
The Driving Force is still operating during the covid pandemic.Please contact your GP reception if you have no-one to take you to hospital or you would like a phone buddy or help with relaxation and stress.
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The Driving Force strives to deliver the highest standard of service to all clients. These will be adhered to at all times by the therapist.
All sessions will be conducted in confidence. This confidentiality will be maintained and applied to all records, except in the following instances:
We have a data protection policy. The relevant information about your data is copied below. If you wish to see the whole policy it can be accessed on our website. If you wish we will provide you with a paper copy. We are required to get you sign and date this so that we can hold data on you, in order to provide you with our services.
For clients the information stored is their postal address, contact phone number and email address if they wish to be contacted by email, along with details of their treatment dates. This allows us to arrange transport or therapies for them. It may be used to inform them about Driving Force developments. No medical information is stored.
Using the charity means you have cancer or receive dialysis. We know this is sensitive information; everyone who works with The Driving Force is very aware of this. We have very strict guidelines on confidentiality for all volunteers, this includes confidentiality concerning all medical information. Our driver guidelines cover social media and discussion between volunteers and their friends and family. No personal details should ever be disclosed.
We have a complaints policy. If you have a complaint about, or any issue with, The Driving Force please contact us at Bonnybridge Health Centre, Larbert Road, Bonnybridge FK4 1ED, by email at email@example.com or contact a member of the committee or a coordinator.
All data is held on password protected computers/laptops. Data will be held only while it is relevant and correct. Client’s names will be kept so we can audit the number of people we have helped. No data is passed to, or shared with, any other organisations. This is a charity service and we do not request money from our clients either for the service or by fundraising.
Anybody with cancer who is registered at either Bonnybridge, Banknock, Denny Cross, or Carronbank Health Centre can use our drivers to take them to and from hospital appointments and treatment sessions for cancerInformation for patients
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The Driving Force is a registered charity regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). Scottish Charity number SC036792
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