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Abuse

The willful infliction of injury, unreasonable confinement, intimidation, or punishment that results in physical harm, pain, or mental anguish; depriving the person (or the person caregiver) of the goods or services needed to attain or maintain well-being

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Assault

Intentionally attempting or threatening to touch a person's body without the person's consent

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Battery

Touching a person's body without his or her consent

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Boundary crossing

A brief act or behavior outside of the helpful zone

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Boundary sign

An act, behavior, or thought that warns of a boundary crossing or violation

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Boundary violation

In an act or behavior that meets your needs, not the persons

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Civil law

Laws concerned with relationships between people

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Defamation

Injuring a person's name and reputation by making false statements to a third person

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Elder abuse

Any knowing, intentional, or negligent act by a caregiver or any other person to an older adult; The act causes harm or serious risk of harm

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Ethics

Knowledge of what is right conduct and wrong conduct

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False imprisonment

Unlawful restraint or restriction of a person's freedom of movement

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Fraud

Saying or doing something to trick, fool, or deceive a person

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Invasion of privacy

Violating a person's right not to have his or her name, photo, or private affairs exposed or made public without giving consent

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Law

A rule of conduct made by a government body

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Libel

Making false statements in print, writing, or through pictures of drawings

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Malpractice

Negligence by a professional person

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Neglect

Failure to provide the person with the goods or services needed to avoid physical harm, mental anguish, or mental illness

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Negligence

In unintentional wrong in which a person did not act in a reasonable and careful manner and a person or the person's property was harmed

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Professional boundary

That which separates helpful behaviors from behaviors that are not helpful

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Professional sexual misconduct

An act, behavior, or comment that is sexual in nature

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Protected health information

Identifying information and information about the persons health care that is maintained or sentin any form (paper, electronic, oral)

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Self-neglect

A person's behaviors and way of living that threaten his or her health, safety, and well-being

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Slander

Making false statements orally

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Standard of care

The skills, care, and judgments required by health team member under similar conditions

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Tort

A wrong committed against a person or the person's property

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Vulnerable adult

A person 18 years old or older who has a disability or condition that makes him or her at risk to be wounded, attacked, or damaged

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Will

A legal document of how a person wants property distributed after death