Legal Issues for Caregivers


Legal Issues for Caregivers



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 that arise 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.


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