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About Me

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Description Part of a suite of social care standards, About Me information is the most important details that a person wants to share with professionals in health and social care
Reference code
Has the standard been published? Yes
Nationally Mandated No
Status of standard Active
Publication due
Implement from
Comply by
Submit feedback
Standard type Record standards
Documentation Help Text
Link to Documentation
Contact details
  • Referrals
  • Demographics
  • Key care information
  • Patient communication
Care setting
  • Community health
  • Dentistry
  • Hospital
  • Maternity
  • Mental health
  • Pharmacy
  • GP / Primary care
  • Social care
  • Urgent and Emergency Care
Related standards The [Core Information Standard (CIS)]( or other standards that use it. For example, the [Hospital referral for assessment for community care and support]( and the [Urgent transfer from care home to hospital standard](
Dependencies This standard needs to be reviewed and implemented alongside [Care homes view of shared care records](
Endorsements This standard has been endorsed by the following organisations: * British Association for Music Therapy * British Dietetic Association * British Geriatrics Society * British Psychological Society * Care Provider Alliance * Care Software Providers Association (CASPA) * Chartered Society of Physiotherapy * Compassion in Dying * Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland * Institute of Health Records and Information Management * Local Government Association * Royal College of Emergency Medicine * Royal College of General Practitioners * Royal College of Nursing * Royal College of Occupational Therapists * Royal College of Physicians * Royal Pharmaceutical Society