National Register of Reflexologists (Ireland)
Members of the National Register of Reflexologists (Ireland) are expected to observe all parts of this code of Ethics and Professional conduct at all times and to conduct themselves in such a manner as to uphold and maintain the highest professional standards of Reflexology.
This Code governs the attitude and behaviour of the Reflexologist towards clients, the general public, and fellow Reflexologists, and will also form the basis for discussion and discipline in the event of any compliant against a member.
Members must recognise that the primary obligation is toward the client, and at all times must practice their skill to the best of their ability for the benefit of the client. The comfort and welfare, culture and customs, values and spiritual beliefs of the client must always have priority over any other consideration.
Accurate and detailed records of treatment must be kept, but any knowledge acquired in a professional capacity during consultation or during the course of a treatment may not be divulged to a third party without the clients consent, except where required by law.
Members must not make medical diagnoses or use implements.
Aromatherapy oils may not be used before or during a Reflexology treatment.
No unqualified advice should be given.
No claim should be made to have effected a cure or otherwise.
Members must provide a unified front to the public and should not imply criticism of colleagues either in writing or verbally, in the presence of clients or the general public.
Member’s premises or clinics should be maintained in a condition that reflects credit on the profession of Reflexology