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Understanding Professional Boundaries

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Professional boundaries are those rules and limits that prevent the lines between carer and client from becoming blurred. Professional boundaries are set by legal, ethical and organisational frameworks to maintain a safe working environment for both the client, but also the caring staff too.

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Professional boundaries are those rules and limits that prevent the lines between carer and client from becoming blurred. Professional boundaries are set by legal, ethical and organisational frameworks to maintain a safe working environment for both the client, but also the caring staff too.

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Adrian Howson
19 Jul 2021
very good
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Luke Reardon
14 Jan 2022
This a great article and should be assigned to all staff
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Nina Kraskov
20 Oct 2019
A really great article that provided really good examples of when a boundary was crossed. I liked that it was linked to the Aged Care Quality Standards.
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Bernhard Racz
14 Mar 2021
Professional Boundaries can easily be overstepped due to the fine line between innocent activities and infringement of the Code of Ethics. Updating and reinforcing knowledge on this topic is essential in order to maintain the trust and integrity that Nursing is held in by the Community.
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Sharon Gardiner
07 Sep 2021
Great reminder on keeping those boundaries firm and clear.
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Grey Moyo
01 Feb 2021
good article which gives a working summary of boundaries in the care of patients.
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Mark Gainge
25 Jul 2021
This is an important area because clients can be very vulnerable and staff can also be susceptable in moments of weakness.
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Kasey rance
30 Jul 2022
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This was very informative
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Kathryn BRENNAN
23 Aug 2021
Good learning
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Angella Roth
27 Aug 2021
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