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Dr Darcy's Ethical Issues

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Dr. Darcy’s ethical obligation is to make sure that Mr. Jones is safe, and receiving the proper care that he needs. As we have seen in the literature, misdiagnosis, and abuse is a relevant, and rampant problem that is faced in the senior community. This paper has highlighted the need for more intervention in long term care facilities in order to help residents who are being abused by staff. The total number of residents who are experiencing abuse is hard to know, since abuse is under reported. One conclusion that can be made from reading the literature, is that elderly people who suffer from dementia are more likely to be victims of elder abuse. It is our job as therapists to do the best we can to make sure that are clients are safe in the
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