Conduct, Performance, and Ethics
My duties as registrant of The Health and Care Professions Council
The standards of conduct, performance and ethics I keep are:
1 To act in the best interests of my clients.
2 To respect the confidentiality of my clients.
3 To keep high standards of personal conduct.
4 To provide any important information about my conduct and competence.
5 To keep my professional knowledge and skills up to date.
6 To act within the limits of my knowledge, skills and experience and, if necessary, refer the matter to another practitioner.
7 I must communicate properly and effectively with clients and other practitioners.
8 I must effectively supervise tasks that I have asked other people to carry out.
9 I must get informed consent to provide care or services (so far as possible).
10 I must keep accurate records.
11 I must limit my work or stop practising if my performance or judgement is affected by my health.
12 I must behave with honesty and integrity and make sure that my behaviour does not damage the public’s confidence in me or my profession.
13 I must make sure that any advertising I do is accurate.