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Forum Guidelines

Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:57 am
by Matt (CPC Admin)
To help you gain the most from our Carer Peer Connect Discussion Forum, please familiarize yourself with the rules and guidelines below for participating in the message forum.

These rules and guidelines are designed to help give a better understanding of what behaviour is expected and make your experience more enjoyable and safe.


1. No discussion of any illegal activity.

2. No discussion of any threats of violence (ie. harm to self or another person).

3. No use of explicit, racist, obscene or vulgar language, images or messages.

4. No posts that attack, insult, flame, defame, or abuse others. Respect other members' opinions regarding treatment decisions. Decisions about health and caring roles are highly personal choices. We should respect all points of view. Flaming will not be tolerated.

5. No advertising or links to advertising or "Spam" is permitted.
• Advertising or spam is defined as posting a link for the purpose of selling, soliciting or promoting something.
• Links to personal blogs/homepages are allowed in member profiles and signatures
• Sharing of links to helpful and relevant web sites and resources is allowed if they are not used for a promotional purpose.

6. No posts regarding research studies, surveys, or clinical trials without prior approval from the forum administrator.

7. No posts of copyrighted material, lengthy articles, or posts of an overtly political or religious nature (ie. proselyting).

8. Do not post offline personal contact information (ie. your home address, phone numbers etc.) and do not ask for personal information from others. This is to protect your security and identity.

9. If you are a service provider, do not use the forums to promote your services.