I enjoy working with my OT because it doesn't feel like work. It's fun.

Monica Chesney, Client

Practice Resources

Regulatory and Professional Legislation

Health Professions Act, Chapter H-7

Government Organization Act, Chapter G-10, Schedule 7.1 Health Services Restricted Activities

Occupational Therapists Profession Regulation

ACOT’s Standards of Practice

ACOT’s Code of Ethics and Ethical Scenarios

Applicable Alberta Privacy Legislation

Other Relevant Public Protection Legislation

Protection of Persons in Care

Child, Youth & Family Enhancement Act

Children First Act

Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Resources

Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Training Modules

Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Complaints

Essential Competencies for OT Practice

The Essential Competencies of Practice for Occupational Therapists in Canada (3rd Ed.) was prepared in partnership with the regulatory organizations across Canada and describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for occupational therapists to demonstrate they are competent for occupational therapy practice in Canada. Watch for the updated Competencies for Occupational Therapists in Canada expected early 2022.

Practice Guidance

UPDATED August 2021: Safe Delivery of OT Services During the Transition from Pandemic to Endemic

UPDATED October 2021 – Practice FAQs: The COVID-19 Pandemic

UPDATED October 2021: Practice Guideline: Considerations for Virtual Practice

NEW: Practice FAQs: Practice Across Jurisdictions

NEW: Practice Guideline: Use of Protected Title

NEW: Practice FAQs: Representing Title and Credentials

Practice Guideline: Standards for Documentation

Practice Guideline: Information Privacy and Disclosure Legislation

Practice Guideline: Electronic Communication with Clients

Practice Guideline: Legislative and Regulatory Considerations for Private Practice

Practice FAQs: Private Practice

Advisory Statement for Assignment of OT Services to Support Personnel

Position Statement on Acupuncture

Position Statement on Diversity

Position Statement on Feeding, Eating and Swallowing

Position Statement on Psychosocial Interventions

Practice Advisory Naloxone Sept 2018

Other

Maternity Leave Information

Continuing Competence Program Review 2019

Practitioner/Allied Practitioner form

2009 Sightlines Research Project – Executive Summary