Question: What is a chaperone person?

(Entry 1 of 2) 1 : a person (such as a matron) who for propriety (see propriety sense 2) accompanies one or more young unmarried women in public or in mixed company.

What is a chaperone in acting?

A Chaperone (or Matron) is the title of a licensed* person appointed to protect, control and care for children whilst they are performing. The law states, “The Chaperone is acting in loco parentis and should exercise the care which a good parent might be reasonably expected to give that child”.

Is protectress a word?

a woman who guards or defends someone or something; protector.

When it would be appropriate to use a chaperone when seeing a patient?

When you carry out an intimate examination, you should offer the patient the option of having an impartial observer (a chaperone) present wherever possible. This applies whether or not you are the same gender as the patient.

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