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Words in Motion Speech Pathology is an independent practice under the ownership of Words in Motion Speech Pathology Pty Ltd.
WIM needs to collect information about you for the primary purpose of providing quality treatment. In order to fully assess, diagnose and treat your child we need to collect some personal information from you. This information will also be used for the administrative purposes of running the practice such as billing you or through an insurer or compensation agency. Information will be used within the practice for handover when another speech pathologist will be providing you with ongoing assistance.
WIM may disclose information regarding diagnosis or treatment to your doctor or other treatment providers only with your consent. In the case of insurance or compensation claims, it may be necessary to disclose information and/or collect information that affects your treatment and return to work. We will not disclose your information to commercial companies, however specific service or product information as deemed suitable for your speech pathology management, may be forwarded to you by us, unless you instruct us not to forward this type of information. Your written consent will obtained at the start of your treatment in order to carry out the above activities. We do not disclose your personal information to overseas recipients. Information at WIM is stored securely and only practice staff have access to it. We take all reasonable steps to ensure that information collected about you is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
You may have access to your information on request and if you believe that any of the information is inaccurate we may be able to amend it accordingly. If you do not provide relevant personal or health information, in part or in full, to WIM it may result in incomplete assessment. This may impact on the diagnosis and the following therapy that is provided. Any concerns that you may have about this policy or about your management can be directed to Renee Townson (Complaints officer) on 92176423 or firstname.lastname@example.org