Code of Ethics

Nationally certified Aging Life Care™ managers at the Advanced Professional level follow a higher standard of practice when approaching complex care scenarios. 

Aging Life Care™ managers are required to meet rigorous education, experience, and certification requirements mandated by a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. 

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1. Integrity

An Aging Life Care Professional is honest, diligent, & accountable in the provision of service. An Aging Life Care Professional always acts in a manner that is consistent with the professional values stated in this Code. 

2. Loyalty & Responsibility

An Aging Life Care Professional is trustworthy & dependable in all aspects of both professional & business relationships. An Aging Life Care Professional maintains confidentiality, avoids conflicts of interest, & always pursues the best interest of clients. 

3. Promoting Benefit & Avoiding Harm

An Aging Life Care Professional promotes clients’ interests, values, & welfare in order to maximize benefits & avoid harm. An Aging Life Care Professional is aware of potential conflicts that may arise when balancing the benefits & risks of interventions being considered. An Aging Life Care Professional strives to assure that vulnerable clients’ individual choices are maximized to the greatest extent possible. 

4. Respect for Clients’ Rights & Dignity

An Aging Life Care Professional treats clients with respect, as complete individuals with their own history, narrative, and unique cultural identity. An Aging Life Care Professional respects the rights of each client, including the right to privacy, & for the vulnerable client, strives to balance client autonomy with the need for protection and safety. 

5. Justice

An Aging Life Care Professional behaves in a just and fair way in all professional and business relationships. An Aging Life Care Professional 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.