Do This, Not That: Some Legal Considerations for Aging Life Care Professionals™ and Employers
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
4:00 pm ET, 3:00 pm CT, 2:00 pm MT, 1:00 pm PT
Home Care Assistance
Registration deadline March 22, 2017.
This webinar will focus primarily on two key areas of interest: employment issues and avoiding malpractice liability. Employment law topics will include the independent contractor vs. employee classification, and non-competition and non-solicitation restrictions on former employees. The malpractice component will address measures an Aging Life Care Professional and Aging Life Care company can take to reduce exposure to potential claims from clients and their families, including through client contracts and care plans. Other topics to be addressed include data breaches and applicability of the HIPAA Privacy Rule to Aging Life Care.
Specific areas for discussion will include:
- Independent contractor vs. employee classification
- Non-competition and non-solicitation restrictions on former employees
- Using client contracts and care plans to reduce liability exposure
- Making referrals or recommendations in way that limits risk
- Addressing data breaches
About the Presenters
Hugh Webster, Esq.
Webster, Chamberlain & Bean
Hugh Webster is a nationally recognized lawyer who has served as an advisor to associations and other non-profit organizations, association management companies, as well as individual executives, for almost 20 years. With special expertise in governance, strategic, and operational issues, Hugh also works regularly in such diverse areas as employment (including executive employment), taxation, antitrust, contracts, standards and certification, code of ethics, publishing, and fiduciary obligations of directors and officers. Hugh is also a frequent speaker and is retained as Aging Life Care Association’s legal counsel.