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adult social care

Information type Keep for Keep from Legislation or business reason
Proud to care applications – unsuccessful candidates 12 months Creation Local business need
Proud to care applications – successful candidates 6 years Creation Limitation Act 1980
Blue badge applications 1 year From expiry of blue badge Business decision.
Disability registration – expired cases Eight years after date of last contact or death Date of last contact or death Professional best practice
Disability registration – open cases Until the client reaches the age 0f 100 or eight years after death Date of birth or death Professional best practice
Physical impairment client cases Eight years Date of last contact or death Business need
Older people client cases Eight years Date of last contact or death Business need
Adult safeguarding deprivation of liberty – whole homes Permanent When substantiated Department of Health Protection of Vulnerable Adults Scheme Record Retention and Disposal Policy 2010
Residential and nursing home inspections Five years Creation Residential Care and Nursing Home Regulations 2001
Residential and nursing homes – non client Three years Creation Residential Care and Nursing Home Regulations 2001
Aids and adaptations – legal property charges Ten years Date of provision Accounts and Audit Regulations 1974
Mental health Eight or twenty years Death or from date no further treatment necessary Mental Health Act 1983
Learning disability – community or in house Eight years Date of last contact or death Limitation Act 1980      
Adult safeguarding deprivation of liberty – individuals Three to thirty years depending on severity Date of last alert or authorisation Department Of Health Protection of Vulnerable Adults Scheme Record Retention and Disposal Policy 2010