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Our practice includes working with dietitians who face complaints and other regulatory challenges at the College of Dietitians of Ontario.  We work with dietitians on the following regulatory issues:

  • Advising dietitians on issues related to the Regulated Health Professions Act and the Dietetics Act, 1991 and its Regulations, including Professional Misconduct and Funding for Therapy and Counselling;
  • Working with dietitians to respond to allegations of professional misconduct; 
  • Responding to various inquiries at the College of Dietitians of Ontario, including drafting responses to complaints that are reviewed by a panel of the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (“ICRC”) at the College; 
  • Advocating on behalf of dietitians at discipline hearings;
  • Assisting dietitians in registration applications;
  • Representing dietitians in appeals before the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (“HPARB”) (e.g. where a decision of the ICRC has been made);
  • Assisting with fitness to practice matters;
  • Reporting past history, including criminal charges and findings of guilt, to the College of Dietitians of Ontario; and
  • Advising dietitians on issues related to their practice, such as employment and contract issues, quality assurance, and privacy/confidentiality.