Do you have a written Dress Code Policy in your practice? Maybe you have just a general verbal agreement on what “is” and “is not” allowed? What if you want to provide guidelines to your staff on what you would like them to wear, are you legally allowed to?
It is no secret that the life of a practice owner or that of a therapist can be at times a roller coaster ride. Pressured to learn at lightning speed, make decisions on a daily basis, often regarding the health and goal attainment of others as well as our own. Working hours can be long and sometimes we just yearn for a more rounded work-life balance.
Last week, we outlined the upcoming change regarding your obligations as an allied health private practitioner under the Privacy Act with an amendment taking effect on the 22 February, that involves mandatory reporting of data breaches (e.g., client or employee personal or sensitive information) in some circumstances. If you missed it, click here to read now. Today, we are going to look at how you can be proactive and confident that you are prepared in your practice.