What Is Meant by the Term Duty of Care in the Elderly?

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Duty of care refers to the obligation that a person has in regards to how he or she acts towards the elderly. This is in regards to watchfulness, care and attention. Without this care, then one is considered negligent.
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Duty of care is a requirement that a person act toward others and the public with watchfulness, attention, caution and prudence that a reasonable person in the circumstances would. If a person's actions do not meet this standard of care, then the acts are considered negligent.
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