Community Services and Long-Term Care: Issues of Negligence and Liability

01/01/1982

Agencies operating under the National Long-Term Care Channeling Demonstration program had complex assignments to assess the needs of older people requiring long-term care, to determine what services met such needs and to arrange for the delivery of services. Responsibility for a client was spread across several agencies, organizations, and individuals. This paper examines the liability, and avoiding or minimizing risks of negligence. [40 PDF pages]

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