Unofficial Alzheimer's dementia diagnosis, as a caregiver, what are my legal responsibilities? If she is home alone and injured or has an accident, can I be held responsible?
Probability not unless you are negligent in your car.
The answer given does not imply that an attorney-client relationship has been established and your best course of action is to have legal representation in this matter.
I have attached a link to a website that explains caregiver responsibilities in Arkansas.
I normally prepare a CareGiver Agreement as part of my Elder Law practice. It should lay out for both the CareGiver and the person for whom they are caring the specifics of any duties, responsibilities, hours, compensation and time off. If I were you I'd sit down with an Elder Law attorney to discuss the best path going forward. See 'Find-A-Lawyer' at the top of this Web Page. Good Luck.
My answer is based on the limited facts presented. It doesn’t create an attorney-client relationship. Use the ‘Find-A-Lawyer’ search engine at the top of this page and follow proper legal advice.
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