Patient Relations Committee

As mandated under the Health Professions Act (HPA), the College of Denturists of BC (CDBC) is responsible to ensure the public receives denturist services that are free from professional misconduct of a sexual nature, and that patients are treated with respect.

A Guide on Professional Boundaries and the Prevention of Sexual Misconduct

Patient Relations Committee Members

Seema Lal - Public member (Chair)
Doug Hengel 
Alisha Kumar

Responsibilities of the Patient Relations Committee:

  • Establish and monitor a patient relations program that includes measures for preventing or dealing with professional misconduct of a sexual nature.
  • Establish educational requirements.
  • Establish and monitor conduct of Registrants with their patients.
  • Establish and provide information to the public regarding the responsibilities of Registrants.