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policy 0213 : Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation of Patients

The University of Virginia Medical Center shall, to the best of its ability, protect patients from abuse, neglect or exploitation from anyone, including health care practitioners, staff, students, volunteers, other patients, visitors or family members. The Medical Center screens all patients for abuse and neglect and shall refer all suspected cases to Social Work. .

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  1. effective date:

    July 1, 2020
  2. signature(s):

    Chief Nursing Officer