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