Maintaining Professional Boundaries

The therapeutic relationship between an RT and his/her patient/client is one of empathy, trust and respect. It is important to acknowledge that there exists within this relationship an inherent power imbalance.  The RT has access to specialized knowledge, privileged information that the patient/client does not have.  The RT also has the ability to advocate on […]

The RT Difference in End-of-Life Care

Lately, there has been a great deal of discussion in the news, in the courts and more recently in parliament, regarding “end-of-life”. Just last week, Manitoba Conservative MP Steven Fletcher tabled a private member’s bill that proposes the enabling of “assisted dying”. Mr. Fletcher, who was left a quadriplegic after a car accident, was interviewed […]