When to Report. has knowledge that a vulnerable adult has been subjected to abuse or neglect; or observes a vulnerable adult being subjected to conditions or circumstances that reasonably would result in abuse or neglect. Important: A mandated reporter is required to report as soon as possible.
Elder abuse is more common than you might think. Learn to spot the warning signs and what you can do to help. Elder abuse includes physical, emotional, or sexual harm inflicted upon an older adult, their financial exploitation, or neglect of their welfare by people who are directly responsible for.
Abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults 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 in hospital or attending a day centre, or in a college or care home.