How to go about a private duty case so I am legally covered... - page 2

Hey all.... I was looking for info or tips anyone might have for me. I have been taking care of a client for about 8 months...I guess I am basically the primary nurse on the case, via an... Read More

  1. by   lamazeteacher
    Trusting clients can lead you into trouble, and/or into a courtroom. Always get a written contract and doctors' orders. Then follow them. As professionals, we answer to higher powers and don't enter into casual circumstances with patients.

    I find it disturbing that any "nurse" would even consider doing what is proposed on this thread. Most of the comments are concerned with protection for the nurse, and there are concerns the parents need to consider, such as being in breach of contract (which the nurse would be, too).