Vulnerable adult definition

Vulnerable adult means any person 18 years of age or older who: (1) is a resident or inpatient of a facility; (2) receives services required to be licensed under Minn. Stat. Ch. 245A, except as excluded under Minn. Stat. § 626.5572, Subd. 21(a)(2); (3) receives services from a licensed home care provider or person or organization that offers, provides, or arranges for personal care assistance services under the medical assistance program; or (4) regardless of residence or type of service received possesses a physical or mental infirmity or other physical, mental, or emotional dysfunction that impairs the individual’s ability to adequately provide the person’s own care without assistance or supervision and, because of the dysfunction or infirmity and need for care or services, has an impaired ability to protect the individual’s self from maltreatment.
Vulnerable adult means “a person eighteen (18) years of age or older who is unable to protect himself from abuse, neglect or exploitation due to physical or mental impairment which affects the person's judgment or behavior to the extent that he lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate or implement decisions regarding his person, funds, property or resources.” Idaho Statutes § 18-1505(4)(e).
Vulnerable adult means any person 18 years of age or older who:

Examples of Vulnerable adult in a sentence

  • Vulnerable adult" means a vulnerable adult as the term is defined in section 50-25.2-01.

  • Vulnerable adult abuse that is a violation or an attempt or conspiracy to commit a violation of section 145n of the Michigan penal code, Act No. 328 of the Public Acts of 1931, being section 750.145n of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

  • Vulnerable adult includes an incapacitated person as defined in A.R.S. §14-5101.

  • Vulnerable adult in need of services” means a vulnerable adult who has been determined by a protective investigator to be suffering from the ill effects of neglect not caused by a second party perpetrator and is in need of protective services or other services to prevent further harm.

  • Vulnerable adult" means a person eighteen (18) years of age or older who, because of intellectual disability or physical dysfunction, is unable to fully manage the person's own resources, carry out all or a portion of the activities of daily living, or fully protect against neglect, exploitation, or hazardous or abusive situations without assistance from others.


More Definitions of Vulnerable adult

Vulnerable adult means a person 18 years of age or older whose ability to perform the normal activities of daily living or to provide for his or her own care or protection is impaired due to a mental, emotional, sensory, long-term physical, or developmental disability or dysfunction, or brain damage, or the infirmities of aging.
Vulnerable adult means an elder adult, or an adult 18 years of age or older who has a mental or physical impairment including mental illness, mental deficiency, physical illness or disability, chronic use of drugs, chronic intoxication, short-term memory loss, or other cause which substantially affects that person's ability to:
Vulnerable adult means an individual who is eighteen years of age or older who is unable to protect himself from abuse, neglect or exploitation by others because of a physical or mental impairment.
Vulnerable adult means an elder adult or an adult who has a temporary or
Vulnerable adult means an elder adult or an adult who has a temporary or permanent mental or physical impairment that substantially affects the person's ability to:
Vulnerable adult means a person who, regardless of residence or whether any type of service is received, possesses a physical or mental infirmity or other physical, mental, or emotional dysfunction:
Vulnerable adult means a vulnerable adult as the term is defined in section 50-25.2-01.