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Mistreatment of persons confined
whoever being in charge or employed in any institution public or private intentionally abuses or ill-treats any person confined there in who is physically disabled or is involuntary confined there in by court.
Vulnerable adults must fit one of 4 categories
-elderly (65 YO or older)
-suffer disability (physical or mental)
Vulnerable adult mistreatment penalties
-if result in death felony
-if result in great bodily harm felony
-if result in substantial bodily harm felony
-in all other cases gross misdemeanor
mandated reporting of VA
intentionally fails to report
knowingly provides false info
intentionally fails to provide all info
failure to report caused death or great bodily harm
a caregiver intentionally deprives VA of necessary food, clothing, shelter, healthcare, or supervision when operator is reasonably able to provide.
caregiver with intent to produce physical or mental harm