Privacy

The West Elgin Community Health Centre (WECHC) is committed to protecting your personal information.

  1. We have policies to protect the confidentiality of the personal information we hold about you.
  2. You can ask staff about our policies and practices related to the management of personal information.
  3. Every client or their legally authorized representative will sign an agreement about how we can use their personal information.
  4. We only collect and use information that is necessary to: provide care or services to you; evaluate, manage and plan our services; and meet our legal and funder requirements unless we are otherwise required by law.
  5. We work in a team model where your information is shared among health providers involved in your care to be able to help you most effectively.
  6. You can access your records by requesting to do so in writing.
  7. Please ask to speak to the WECHC Privacy Officer (Barry Fellinger – 519-768-1715 ext#2315 bfellinger@wechc.on.ca) if you have any questions or concerns.