What is Considered Maltreatment of a Vulnerable Adult?

Types of Maltreatment:

  • Abuse: emotional, physical or sexual
  • Financial exploitation: misuse of a vulnerable adult's funds, property or assets
  • Neglect: failure to provide for a vulnerable adult's basic needs. The absence of care or services to maintain a person's health and safety.

For additional information, please review the following brochure: Adult Protection Brochure (PDF)

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1. What phone numbers do I call to report suspected maltreatment?
2. Who is a vulnerable adult?
3. What is Considered Maltreatment of a Vulnerable Adult?
4. How Do I Make a Vulnerable Adult Report?