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1

A dependent adult is any person between the ages of ?, who has ??? limitations which restrict ability to carry out normal ?

18 and 64
physical, mental, financial limitations
activities of daily living

2

7 categories of elder and dependent adult abuse
1. Physical Abuse - 5 examples

assault, battery, restraints (physical and chemical - over medicating), deprivation of food/water, sexual assault

3

7 categories of elder and dependent adult abuse
2. Abandonment: willful withdraws of ? when it's needed.

care or support

4

7 categories of elder and dependent adult abuse
3. Isolation: restricting from social contact by denying access to?(4)

mail, phone, computer, friends

5

7 categories of elder and dependent adult abuse
4. Neglect: failure to provide adequate (5)

care, food, shelter, basic hygiene, or protection from hazards

6

7 categories of elder and dependent adult abuse
5. Financial abuse: applies to ? who secretes or misappropriates money/property.

any person

7

7 categories of elder and dependent adult abuse
6. Abduction: taking dependent adults/elders out of ? or preventing them from returning to?

California

8

If elder/dependent adult abuse is suspected, when to call APS and when to submit written report?

call immediately / written report within 2 working days.

9

In a long-term care facility, who and when to report abuse? (calling and writing)

call law enforcement immediately
submit written report to law enforcement AND local ombudsman (2 days)