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Legal Aspects of Occupational Therapy

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ISBN-10: 1405196548

ISBN-13: 9781405196543

Edition: 3rd 2010

Authors: Bridgit C. Dimond

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Since publication of the original edition in 1996, this book has established itself as an essential text for occupational therapists. It offers an understanding of the law relating to their practice, but is written to be accessible for those who have no prior legal knowledge. The text provides valuable information for occupational therapists employed in health and social services, as well as the law relevant to private practitioners.The book includes chapters on all the main client groups and presents the relevant specialist law. Students and teachers of occupational therapy will find the chapters on professional registration, education, training and research of particular interest.The…    
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Book details

List price: $85.25
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 8/20/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 680
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Foreword by Julia Scott, Chief Executive, College of Occupational Therapists
Preface to Third Edition
Preface to First Edition
Occupational Therapy
The Legal System
Registration and the Health Professions Council
Professional Conduct Proceedings
Education and Training
Rights of Clients
Consent and Information Giving
The Duty of Confidentiality and Data Protection
Access to Records and Information
Health and Safety
Record Keeping
Statements, Reports and Giving Evidence in Court
Handling Complaints
Equipment and Medicinal Products
Transport Issues
Statutory Organisation of Health and Social Services
Community Care and the Rights of the Disabled
Employment Law
Physical Disabilities
Mental Disorder
Learning Disabilities
Care of Babies, Children and Young Persons
Older People
Death and the Dying
Teaching and Research
Complementary Medicine
Independent Practice
The Future
Articles of the European Convention on Human Rights
NHS Constitution
Sections 1-6 of the Health Act 2009 and section 11 introducing provisions for Direct Payments for health care into the NHS Act 2006
Further Reading
Useful Websites
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes