Professional Conduct

The College of Physiotherapists of Ontario is the regulatory body created by government to make sure that physiotherapists/physical therapist are practicing safely and delivering quality care.

The College is required by law to:

  • Ensure that only qualified people can practice as a physiotherapist.
  • Make certain that physiotherapists continue learning throughout their career.
    Ensure all physiotherapists follow the same rules, also known as standards.
  • Consider all complaints and concerns brought to the College’s attention by a member of the public.

Access more information here about:

Concerns about a Physiotherapist
The Complaints Process
Frequently Asked Questions about the Complaints Process—for PTs
Frequently Asked Questions about the Complaints Process—for the Public
Mandatory Reporting Obligations
Spouses Not Exempted From Sexual Abuse
Discipline and Fitness to Practice Hearings
Unregulated Practitioners/Holding Out
Health Professions Appeal and Review Board