As an associate member it is important you understand your personal responsibilities in practice; how you are accountable for the interventions you provide and how provide good care
Code of conduct for support workers
The code of conduct guidance varies by country. It outlines the standards, behaviours and attitudes expected of healthcare support workers.
- Understand what is expected of you in England
- Understand what is expected of you in Scotland
- Understand what is expected of you in Wales
In Northern Ireland, a Code of Conduct is being considered by the Department of Health for NI but in the meantime individual trusts may have their own Code of Conduct in place.
CSP’s Code of Members' Professional Values and Behaviour
The Code of Members' Professional Values and Behaviour is centred around the needs of patients and clients. It underlines your obligations, sets out the high standards of behaviour required of you as a CSP member; and enables you to take responsibility for your decision-making and your actions.
CSP’s social media guidance for members
Whether you’re new to social media or well-practised, this guide is a useful reference and reminder, and provides signposting to key sources for current guidance. It aims to encourage members to embrace social media in a productive, safe and professional manner.
Guidance on professional boundaries
Professional boundaries are an important consideration in the relationship between you and your patient. This briefing will guide you on how to maintain boundaries, making sure you avoid the pitfalls of overstepping the mark.