The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) expects physical therapists to:
- respect the rights and dignity of all individuals
- comply with the laws and regulations governing the practice of physical therapy in the country in which they practise
- accept responsibility for the exercise of sound judgement
- provide honest, competent and accountable professional services
- provide quality services
- receive a just and fair level of remuneration for their services
- provide accurate information to patients/clients, to other agencies and the community about physical therapy and the services physical therapists provide
- contribute to the planning and development of services which address the health needs of the community
|Approval, review and related policy information|
Originally adopted at the 13th General Meeting of WCPT June 1995 as a Declaration of Principle and accompanying appendix.
Declaration revised and re-approved at the 16th General Meeting of WCPT June 2007.
Ethical principles approved at the 17th General Meeting of WCPT, June 2011, with an accompanying policy statement.
Re-affirmed at the 18th General Meeting of WCPT May 2015.
|Date for review:||2019|
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WCPT policy statements: