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Purposely causing physical, mental, emotional, or financial pain or injury to someone.
purposely harming a person physically, mentally, or emotionally by failing to provide needed care.
legal documents that allow people to decide what kind of medical care they wish to have if they are unable to make those decisions themselves.
The act of threatening to touch a person without his or her consent.
Touching a person without his or her consent.
private law; law between individuals.
public law; related to committing a crime against the community.
An order that tells medical professionals not to perform CPR.
Physical, sexual, or emotional abuse by spouses, intimate partners, or family members.
A signed and dated legal document that appoints someone to make the medical decisions for a person in the event he or she becomes unable to do so.
Durable Power OF Attorney For Health Care
The knowledge of right and wrong; standards of conduct.
The code of proper behavior and courtesy in a certain setting.
The unlawful restraint of someone which affects the person's freedom of movement; include both the threat of being physically restrained and actually being physically restrained.
The act of stealing, talking advantage of, or improperly using the money, property, or other assets of another.
A federal law that sets standards for protecting the privacy of patients' health information.
HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act)
A violation of the right to be left alone and the right to control personal information.
Invasion Of Privacy
Separating or confining a person from others against the personal's will.
Rules set by the government to help protect the public.
A document that states medical care a person wants, or does not want, in case he or she becomes unable to make those decisions.
A negligent or improper act by a professional that results in damage or injury to a person.
People who are required to report suspected or observed abuse or neglect due to their regular contact with vulnerable populations, such a the elderly in long-term care facilities.
The act of talking what belongs to someone else and using it illegally for one's own gain.
Part of OBRA that sets minimum requirements for nursing assistants for training and testing.
NATCEP (Nurse Aide Training And Competency Evaluation Program)
actions, or a failure to act or give proper care, that results in injury to a person.
Federal law that include minimum standards for nursing assistant training,staffing requirement, instructions, and information on rights for residents.
OBRA (omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act)
Person assigned by law as the legal advocate for residents.
unintentionally harming a person physically, mentally, or emotionally by failing to provide needed care.
Intentional or unintentional treatment that cause harm or injury to a person's body.
Information that can be used to identify a person and relates to the patient's past, present,or mental condition, including any health care that patient has had, or payment for that health care.
Protected health Information (PHI)
Any behavior that cause a person to feel threatened, fearful, intimidated, or humiliated in any way.
A group of residents who meet regularly to discuss issues related to the long-term care facility.
Rights identified in OBRA that relate to how residents must be treated while living in a long-term care facility.
Defines the tasks that healthcare provider are legally permitted to perform as allowed by state or federal law.
Scope Of Practice
Forcing a person to perform or participate in sexual acts against his or her will .
Any unwelcome sexual advance or behavior that creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment.
The use of legal or illegal substances in a way that is harmful to oneself or others.
The use the Language-spoken or written-that threatens, embarrasses, or insults a person.
Verbal, physical, or sexual abuse of staff by residents, other staff members, or visitors.
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