A lesson for caregivers on basic legal concepts including negligence, standards of care, confidentiality, and informed consent. Explains the difference between a legal issue and an ethical issue. Includes information on the common legal problems for healthcare workers and how caregivers can avoid them.
Discuss how your “scope of practice” and the “standard of care” govern your day-to-day job performance.
List at least eight signs of abuse and neglect.
Describe the difference between assault and battery.
Describe how a client can be falsely imprisoned.
Demonstrate your understanding of legal issues in your daily work.