Global Physiotherapy Sherwood Park is committed to respecting your privacy and the security of personal and medical information collected in the office and/or on the website. A SSL certificate on the website provides additional security for your personal information.
Our policy is to comply with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada) and the Alberta Personal Information Protection Act. Electronic copies of these Acts are maintained in the Global Physiotherapy records.
Personal Information collected can include any or all of the following to support the provision of physiotherapy services, only. Your personal information will not be provided to a third party without your written consent.
The Alberta Physiotherapy College and Association standard for the retention and security of patient records is copied below:
Physiotherapists establish record retention and disposal processes that ensure records are properly retained and disposed of. At a minimum these processes will ensure:
Physiotherapists who maintain custody and control of records (or those who are the most responsible for records) in a physiotherapy practice must ensure there are plans in place for all aspects of records management and maintenance including: safe and secure storage, client access to records and to ensure that client records are not abandoned.
You will be provided with a general consent form for the initial assessment and ongoing treatment. Specific consent for particular procedures will be provided as needed for medical acupuncture, Gunn intramuscular stimulation and spinal manipulation. Copies of your physiotherapy file can be provided with your written consent for the designated fee.