Torts

Is A civil wrong occurred when a Patient may be harmed due to the  Health care worker not meeting the expected standards

False imprisonment- Restricting a individual freedom without authorization

Example: Hospitalizing a person against their will or tying them against their will

Abuse is broken into Four Categories such as

physical Abuse- Depriving  A Patient of movement, food, Water and physical care

Example: Starving A patient

verbal Abuse- is where someone is spoke harshly too

Example: Calling people names and saying Rude comments

Sexual Abuse- touching a person inappropriately.

Example: Using Physical Touch in a unwanted sexual behavior

psychological Abuse- Belittling a patients or  intimidating them with threat

Example: A Doctor Telling A patient daily that there is no hope

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