This toolkit is designed to help community and healthcare organizations, with or without designated security personnel, establish an effective security program. It aims to increase awareness and understanding of security program functions, program elements, and training requirements, many of which are based on best practices and industry-accepted standards.
The toolkit provides sample tools to identify security program gaps and to develop a comprehensive and customized action plan.
The toolkit includes eight (8) tools that can help you develop and implement an effective security program. (The toolkit is not intended to address the security of digital or personal health information or make recommendations regarding staffing levels).
Access the Security Toolkit:
VARB Security Toolkit v1.1
Security Toolkit Appendix A Security Program Self Assessment Checklist and Action Plan v1.1
Security Self Assessment and Action Plan (interactive online version)
Security Toolkit Appendix B Sample Corporate Security Policy Template v1.1
Security Toolkit Appendix C Sample List of Security Related Policies and Procedures v1.1
Security Toolkit Appendix D Workplace Security Fast Fact Awareness Tool v1.1
Security Toolkit Appendix E Sample Security Training Topics for Managers and Supervisors v1.1
Security Toolkit Appendix F Security Guard Training Duration and Providers v1.1
Security Toolkit Appendix G Security Guard Training Program Components v1.1
Security Toolkit Appendix H Sample Security Guard Training Checklist for Healthcare Institutions v1.1