The DUTY OF CARE PROGRAM works with ministries to protect individuals through developing, implementing, and monitoring compliance with administrative standards.
Exercising a duty of care involves taking steps to avoid causing foreseeable harm to another person or his/her property.
More information on the various topics in the United Church of Canada's Duty of Care Program are available by downloading the following pdfs:
Policy and Procedures
Ethical Standards / Ministry Personnel
Code of Ethics: Youth
Better Safe than Sorry
Ready for Health Emergency
Breaking the Chain
Exempt Community Groups
Food Preparation Regulations
UCC: Congregation Organization
The Gospel of Audits and Editing
UCC: Trustees Handbook 2004