It is the responsibility of all registered occupational therapists to be knowledgeable of and adhere to all relevant public protection legislation, regulatory and professional legislation, bylaws, standards of practice, and code of ethics applicable to his/her/their occupational therapy practice (Standard 1.2).
The following resources assist the public and occupational therapists to understand the governing legislation, Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics that OTs must adhere to. Additional legislation, standards and codes may apply, for example, in cases of OTs in private practice who must follow local business licensing requirements.
Health Professions Act, Chapter H-7
Occupational Therapists Profession Regulation
Health Professions Restricted Activity Regulation
ACOT Code of Ethics and Ethical Scenarios
Competencies for Occupational Therapists in Canada
Applicable Alberta Privacy Legislation