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Your essential legal templates and information sheets designed specifically for naturopaths, nutritionist, herbalists and wellness practitioners.

Feel confident about your legal position, and educate your clients about how to work with you using our 15 legal templates that relate specifically to wellness practitioners. Drafted by an experienced business lawyer, turned naturopath who understands the health and wellness industry and has drafted the templates specifically for natural health practitioners in Australia.

Website Terms of Use

This document set clear rules for people visiting and accessing your website, whether or not they buy any goods and/or services from you. This document is designed to protect you from certain legal risks and limit your legal liability to users of your Website. It is one of the key documents to display on the footer of your website (along with your privacy policy)

Privacy Policy

A Privacy Policy explains how you/your business collects and uses personal information. Not all businesses are legally required to have a privacy policy, however because health professionals collect health information, which is deemed sensitive personal information, a privacy policy (and adherence to the Privacy Act, and Principles) is legally required.

Privacy Collection Statement

A privacy collection statement is a shorter privacy statement that is provided to an individual at or before the time you collect personal information from them (or as soon as possible afterwards). A collection notice explains to individuals the purpose for which the information is collected, and how the business will use and handle that information.

Terms of Sale

This important document describes all the rules around clients buying products and/or services from you such as bookings, payment, cancellation, refunds, guarantees and warranties. As practitioner offerings vary greatly, you will need to spend some time really personalising this document to suit your business.

Informed Consent

This document is signed by your client prior to receiving treatment. It informs them of the possible types of treatment and remedies you will use as well as the potential risks and benefits of treatment. Your client also agrees to inform you of key matters that may affect their treatment and to contact you if they experience any side effects.

Disclaimers

A disclaimer is a formal statement or warning that you are not legally responsible for something, such as the information sent in an email, or given in a book, article or online program. This document contains: an email disclaimer to add to emails you send, an article disclaimer, a Facebook group disclaimer, and an online program disclaimer.

Confidentiality Agreement

This document allows the exchange of confidential information between you and another party where each may be a discloser and each a recipient during discussions. This is a very important document to protect you if you are wanting to share a potential business idea or collaborate with someone.

Mentoring Partnership Agreement

Mentoring partnerships are very common in the wellness field as Mentees seek out experienced practitioners to provide mentoring as they grow their practice. This agreement set out the terms and conditions of such a mentoring partnership. This can be used whether you are the Mentor, or the Mentee so is useful when you start your business (and usually the Mentee), and when you are more established (and possibly now the Mentor).

Contractor Agreement

A contractor’s agreement is an agreement between one party (the “principal”) and a service entity (usually referred to as the “contractor”).  The contractor agrees to provide a service to the principal for a fee.  This document is designed to be used where you are hired to consult for a clinic as a contractor (rather than an employee).

10 Legal Tips for Starting a Business

Starting a business can be an exciting time, full of potential and purpose. However, navigating the logistics of setting up a business can be daunting for first time entrepreneurs. Here are 10 basic tips to get you started.

7 Tips for Advertising your goods and Services

This document is intended to provide some basic tips regarding your legal obligations for advertising/promoting your goods and services as complementary medicine practitioners, including information and resources regarding TGA restrictions.

7 Tips to ensure compliance with the spam act

Communications can walk a fine line between marketing and spam. This document is intended to provide some guidance and tips for ensuring your electronic communications with clients or potential clients (i.e. newsletters, promotions etc) do not breach the Spam Act.

Engaging workers in your business

As your business grows, you may need to engage employees and/or contractors to help out. This may include for example other practitioners, or a VA or social media manager. This document provides some tips and resources to get you started.

Working with children

This document provides information to practitioners who work with or treat minors (anyone under the age of 18). It discusses requirements for obtaining consent to treat a minor and the concept of the ‘mature minor’ who may be able to provide their own informed consent to treatment. It also outlines best practice guidelines for working with children.