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340:100-3-12. Prohibition of client abuse

Issued 5-18-92

     Client abuse, mistreatment, neglect, or exploitation is prohibited.

  • (1) When client abuse, mistreatment, neglect or exploitation is substantiated, appropriate disciplinary action, including termination, is taken per OAC 340:2-3.
  • (2) Any employee/provider witnessing and failing to report to the appropriate authority an act of abuse, neglect mistreatment, or exploitation on the part of another employee is subject to appropriate disciplinary action.
  • (3) All Department employees/contract providers shall abide by the strictest standards of professional, ethical, and moral conduct when dealing with clients.
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