College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
Bill or Act:
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Act, 1991
Summary of Proposal:
Under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) and the Audiology and Speech Language Pathology Act, 1991 the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) is responsible for governing the self-regulating professions of audiology and speech-language pathology in Ontario.
Under these Acts, CASLPO may make regulations on a variety of subject matters, including professional misconduct, subject to the prior review by the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and the approval of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
The College has amended its professional misconduct regulation under the Audiology and Speech Language Pathology Act, 1991 in order to enhance its ability to, in part, enforce orders or requirements which are made by committees of the College, such as the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (ICRC), and the Discipline Committee with respect of members whose practice or conduct have been found to be unsatisfactory or unsafe.
Summary of Proposal
The College is proposing amendments to its professional misconduct regulation to capture activities in the following areas:
- Practice of the profession and the care of, and the relationship of the profession with, patients.
- Record keeping and reports.
- Business practices.
- Miscellaneous matters.
To view the proposed professional misconduct regulation amendments, please use the following link to the College website.
May 9, 2013
Comments Due Date:
June 24, 2013
Contact: Melisse Willems, B.A.H., M.A., LL.B. Director of Professional Conduct
Address: 3080 Yonge Street, Suite 5060, Box 71 Toronto, ON M4N 3N1
Telephone: 416-975-5347, ext. 221