What is adult abuse?
Adult abuse is defined as the physical, sexual, financial, emotional and neglect of the basic needs of an older person or an adult with physical or developmental disabilities or mental illness, by a family member or caregiver, which results in harm to that individual. In addition, self-neglect is where an individual lacks the cognitive ability to care for themselves, which can also lead to harm.

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1. What is adult abuse?
2. Who should report abuse? Who is a mandatory reporter?
3. What happens after I make a report of abuse?
4. Will my name be kept confidential if I report abuse?
5. Can I see the results of abuse investigations?