Includes physical abuse, neglect, financial abuse, abandonment, isolation, abduction, unreasonable restraints, verbal abuse, harassment, or any other treatment that results in physical harm, pain, or mental suffering.
Failure to assist in personal hygiene or in the provision of food, clothing, or shelter. Failure to provide medical care for physical and mental health needs. Failure to protect from health and safety hazards. Failure to prevent malnutrition or dehydration.
Who is protected?
Any person who is 65 years of age or older.
Any person, between the ages of 18 to 64 years, who has physical or mental limitations that restrict his/her ability to carry out normal activities or to protect his/her own rights.