Explain the Client’s Bill of Rights and how it relates to daily care.
DefinitionExplanation should include
- the rationale for and importance of having a Client’s Bill of Rights
- a list of the elements in the Client’s Bill of Rights, as mandated by OBRA regulations
- the role of a home health aide in upholding the rights of clients.
- Why is a client’s privacy important?
- What might be the consequences of violating OBRA regulations?
- Without violating a client's rights, how can a home health aide help a client make appropriate choices?
- How should a home health aide report suspected client abuse?
Related Standards of Learning
History and Social Science
The student will apply social science skills to understand the political philosophies that shaped the development of Virginia and United States constitutional government by
- describing the development of Athenian democracy and the Roman republic to differentiate between a democracy and a republic;
- explaining the influence of the Magna Carta, the English Petition of Rights, and the English Bill of Rights;
- evaluating the writings of Hobbes, Locke, and Montesquieu;
- explaining the guarantee of the “rights of Englishmen” set forth in the charters of the Virginia Company of London;
- analyzing the natural rights philosophies expressed in the Declaration of Independence; and
- evaluating and explaining George Mason’s Virginia Declaration of Rights, Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, and James Madison’s leadership role in securing adoption of the Bill of Rights by the First Congress.
The student will apply social science skills to understand civil liberties and civil rights by
- examining the Bill of Rights, with emphasis on First Amendment freedoms;
- analyzing due process of law expressed in the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments;
- explaining how the Supreme Court has applied most of the protections of the Bill of Rights to the states through a process of selective incorporation;
- investigating and evaluating the balance between individual liberties and the public interest; and
- examining how civil liberties and civil rights are protected under the law.