Adult protection / Minnesota Department of Human Services - abuse of a vulnerable adult

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Related Links: Adults and Aging: Services: Department of Human Services: State of North Dakota abuse of a vulnerable adult


Minnesota’s state policy is to provide safe environments and services for vulnerable adults and protective services for vulnerable adults who have been maltreated. The Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) provides a toll-free number, 1-844-880-1574, the general public can call to report suspected maltreatment of vulnerable adults.

Vulnerable Adult Abuse Resources for friends & family If you know a senior or disabled person who is being harmed in any way, either by the actions of other people or through because they cannot care for themselves, call one of the following numbers.

Vulnerable adult fatality reviews. 74.34.305: Statement to vulnerable adults. 74.34.310: Service of process or filing fees prohibited — Certified copies. 74.34.320: Written protocol — Counties encouraged to develop for handling criminal cases involving vulnerable adults — Vulnerable adult advocacy teams — Confidentiality — Disclosure.

What Is Abuse? Abuse is a form of mistreatment by one individual that causes harm to another person. If you witness a life-threatening situation involving a senior or adult with disabilities, immediately call 911.. These are commonly reported types of abuse* received by Adult Protective Services agencies.

Reporting Abuse and Neglect of a Vulnerable Adult How to Report. If you have a concern about someone who you feel might be a vulnerable adult, you are encouraged to use the online reporting system or the reporting form option as the most efficient means to report. Reports and calls are responded to within two working days.