Helping Hands for Health Code of Ethics
  • Have a sincere commitment to provide the highest quality of care to those that seek her professional services.

  • Represent her qualifications honestly, including educational achievements and professional affiliations, and will provide only those services that she is qualified to perform.

  • Accurately inform clients, other health care practitioners, and the public of the scope and limitations of her discipline.

  • Acknowledge the limitations of and contraindications for massage and bodywork and refer clients to appropriate health professionals.

  • Provide treatment only where there is reasonable expectation that it will be advantageous to the client.

  • Consistently maintain and improve professional knowledge and competence, striving for professional excellence through regular assessment of personal and professional strengths and weaknesses and through continued education and training.

  • Conduct her business and professional activities with honesty and integrity, and respect the inherent worth of all people.

  • Refuse to unjustly discriminate against clients or other health professionals.

  • Safeguard the confidentiality of all client information, unless disclosure is required by law, court order, or is absolutely necessary for the protection of the public.

  • Respect the client’s right to treatment with informed and voluntary consent.

  • Provide draping and treatment in a way that ensures the safety, comfort, and privacy of the client.

  • Exercise the right to refuse to treat any person or part of the body for just and reasonable cause.

  • Avoid any interest, activity, or influence that might be in conflict with the practitioner’s obligation to act in the best interests of the client or the profession.

  • Respect the client’s boundaries with regard to privacy, disclosure, exposure, emotional expression, and beliefs. Respect the client’s reasonable expectations of professional behavior, with respect to the client’s autonomy.

  • Refuse any gifts or benefits that are intended to influence a referral, decision, or treatment that are purely for personal gain and not for the good of the client.

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