As Ontario continues to slowly and safely re-open during the COVID-19 pandemic, you can be assured that Ontario’s regulated audiologists and speech-language pathologists are helping to keep you and your loved ones safe. You can expect standards of care and service, with an increase in virtual care. Access CASLPO COVID-19 Information including guidance to audiologists and speech-language pathologists so you know what to expect.
As a patient, you’re entitled to safe, quality, ethical care that meets professional standards and guidelines. So when you see a regulated audiologist or speech-language pathologist in Ontario, you can expect:
Learn more about professional practice standards & ethics:
If you have questions about how to find an audiologist or speech-language pathologist, or about your audiology or speech-language pathology treatment experience, including patient records, consent, privacy or other topics, please feel free to get in touch with a College Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology Practice Advisor. They are happy to speak with you, and to help answer your questions or refer you to audiology and speech-language pathology resources.
The Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Practice Advisors provide free, confidential advice to anyone who needs it – patients, caregivers, audiologists and speech-language pathologists, employers and others.
CASLPO offers practice advice on matters pertaining to Standards of Practice, legislation and College expectations, but does not provide legal advice. Practice Advice is provided in response to specific enquiries and may not be relevant in all circumstances. The Practice Advice Program is intended to support but not replace professional judgement.
Let us know if you have questions, concerns or complaints about an audiologist or speech-language pathologist’s practice or behaviour. Access complaints process & contact here.
Visit our website’s Resources Section, Public Awareness page to access all CASLPO posters and handouts available including ‘Patient Rights’, or access the items of interest below.