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Neglect by carers

There have been two widely reported criminal cases where informal carers, including family members, have been found guilty of the gross negligence manslaughter of the vulnerable person in their care. In this article, Richard Griffith considers the duty on informal carers when caring for a person and the duty on district nurses to protect vulnerable persons from harm. 

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Key Information

Type of Reference
Jour
Type of Work
Journal article
ISBN/ISSN
14624753
Publication Year
2018
Issue Number
8
Journal Titles
British Journal of Community Nursing
Volume Number
23
Start Page
407
End Page
409