Code of Ethics

ALCA™ Florida Chapter MEMBERS PLEDGE THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Integrity
    A professional care manager is honest, diligent and accountable in the provision of service. A professional care manager always acts in a manner that is consistent with the professional values stated in this Code.
  2. Loyalty and Responsibility
    A professional care manager is trustworthy and dependable in all aspects of both professional and business relationships. A professional care manager maintains confidentiality, avoids conflicts of interest and always pursues the best interest of clients.
  3. Promoting Benefit and Avoiding Harm
    A professional care manager promotes clients’ interests, values and welfare in order to maximize benefits and avoid harm. A professional care manager is aware of potential conflicts that may arise when balancing the benefits and risks of interventions being considered. A professional care manager strives to assure that vulnerable clients’ individual choices are maximized to the greatest extent possible.
  4. Respect for Clients’ Rights and Dignity
    A professional care manager treats clients with respect as complete individuals with their own history, narrative and unique cultural identity. A professional care manager respects the rights of each client, including the right to privacy, and, for the vulnerable client, strives to balance client autonomy with the need for protection and safety.
  5. Justice
    A professional care manager behaves in a just and fair way in all professional and business relationships. A professional care manager does not promote or sanction any form of discrimination such as discrimination based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or socioeconomic status.