Abuse in Vulnerable Adults | HealthLink BC - abuse of a vulnerable adult

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What Is Abuse? | National Adult Protective Services Association abuse of a vulnerable adult


Vulnerable adult abuse is any knowing, intentional, or negligent act by a caregiver or any other person that causes harm or risk of harm to a vulnerable adult.

Vulnerable adults are people who by are unable to independently provide for their own basic Examples of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation include.

Everyone has the right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. Abuse and neglect can occur anywhere: in your own home or a public place, while you are.

Abuse is a form of mistreatment by one individual that causes harm to another person. This is particularly true with vulnerable adults who are unable to give.