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Posted by Sandra Mary Smith, Feb 17 2011 12:07PM

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Client Contracts

Hello,

What are client contracts. I am assuming it is a term for the consultation process whereby a medical/lifestyle history is taken, therapy/treatment is explained and the client signs to say they understand and are willing to proceed ?
If not and is something seperate I would appreciate any information .

Thanks Sandra :)
Angelina Kelly
Feb 17 2011 12:26PM
Hi Sandra,

That is also my understanding. Most times it is understood that what we do is in good faith with no intention to harm the only time there is need for a "client contract" is if someone takes it upon themselves to make a claim against us. It rarely happens but occasionally it does and by us having each consultation documented we at least cover our backs.

I suggest you ask CThA for a clear definition that way your mind is at ease.

Angelina Kelly
Sandra Mary Smith
Feb 17 2011 12:29PM
Thanks Angela,

Have sent the same question to administration at CTHA , awaiting a reply.

Take Care Sandra :)
Sandra Mary Smith
Feb 17 2011 12:30PM
Sorry !! Angelina :)
Angelina Kelly
Feb 17 2011 12:33PM
Hi Sandra,

It will be interesting to see their reply.

Angelina (thanks for correcting my name)

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