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Legal Aspects of Occupational Therapy By Bridgit C. Dimond

Legal Aspects of Occupational Therapy
by Bridgit C. Dimond

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This practical text covers the legal aspects which arise in occupational therapy. Written for those who have no legal knowledge, the book sets out the basic principles of law which apply to practical situations. It includes chapters on all the main client groups.
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Legal Aspects of Occupational Therapy by Bridgit C. Dimond

This practical text covers the legal aspects which arise in occupational therapy. Written for those who have no legal knowledge, the book clearly sets out the basic principles of law which apply to practical situations. Chapters on all the main client groups, including children, the elderly, physically and mentally handicapped, provide the relevant specialist law. Health and Safety laws are explained, and the text is supported by an extensive glossary of legal

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Legal Aspects of Occupational Therapy Reviews


""With the increasing threat of litigation in today's health services, occupational therapists need to have an understanding and awareness of the legal context within which they practise. This book is therefore an essential text for individuals or departments. A great deal of the law is relevant to all health and social care professionals and therefore may be of use to those other than occupational therapists.""

Journal of Advanced Nursing

""The profession has been waiting for a book that addressed the important issue of law and practice. This book clearly fulfils the need and should be an essential purchase and point of reference for all occupational therapists and students.""

British Journal of Occupational Therapy


"With the increasing threat of litigation in today's health services, occupational therapists need to have an understanding and awareness of the legal context within which they practise. This book is therefore an essential text for individuals or departments. A great deal of the law is relevant to all health and social care professionals and therefore may be of use to those other than occupational therapists."

Journal of Advanced Nursing

"The profession has been waiting for a book that addressed the important issue of law and practice. This book clearly fulfils the need and should be an essential purchase and point of reference for all occupational therapists and students."

British Journal of Occupational Therapy

About Bridgit C. Dimond



Bridgit C. Dimond MA LLB DSA AHSM is a Barrister-at-Law and Emeritus Professor at the University of Glamorgan. She has also acted as Consultant and Teacher at the College of Occupational Therapists and is author of the highly successful Mental Health Law for Nurses.

Table of Contents


Foreword; Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction; The legal system; Section A Professional Issues:;Registration and the role of the statutory bodies; Professional conduct proceedings; Education; Section B Client Centred Care:; Rights of clients; Consent and information giving; Confidentiality; Access to records; Section C Accountability in the Civil and Criminal Courts:; Negligence; Health and safety; Record keeping; Giving evidence in court; Handling complaints; Equipment issues; Transport issues; Section D Management Areas:; Employment and the statutory organisation of the NHS; Community care; Private practice; Section E Specialist Client Groups:; Care of those with physical disabilities; Care of the mentally ill; Care of those with learning disabilities; Care of children; Care of the elderly; Section F Specialist Areas:; Teaching and research; Complementary medicine; Conclusion; Appendices; Glossary; Further reading; Addresses; Table of cases; Table of statutes; Index

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GOR002632163
Legal Aspects of Occupational Therapy by Bridgit C. Dimond
Bridgit C. Dimond
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1996-12-13
400
0632040742
9780632040742
N/A
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