We keep records of everyone who uses our adult or children's social care service. Under the 1998 Data Protection Act you are allowed to see a copy of your files.
Apply to see your social care records
To apply to see your social care records, please fill in the application form in the downloadable documents box below and send it and the relevant forms and fee to the address at the bottom of this page.
For more information please see our frequently asked questions box below, and the following pages:
Other people's records
This page tells you how to apply to see the records of another person, such as a relative, and how to make an appeal if you have been refused access to another person's records.
Seeing your records
This page explains how you can access social care records for yourself or on behalf of someone else.
What we keep in your records, and why
This page explains what information is kept in your social care records, and why.
This page explains when and why we need to share information about you from your social care records with other organisations. It explains how you can give your consent for us to do this, or how you can refuse.
The information on these web pages is also available to download in a leaflet in Pdf format in the downloadable documents box below.