Physical abuse is hitting, slapping, pushing, kicking, burning, confining, or restraining an adult.
Sexual abuse is sexual activity or touching without the adult's consent or understanding.
Financial Exploitation is the use of an at-risk adult's money or property for another's advantage.
Neglect is a lack of food, shelter, clothing, or care provided to an at-risk adult by a care giver.
Self-neglect is the inability or unwillingness of an at-risk adult to care for herself or himself. choice of lifestyle, by itself, is not proof of self-neglect.
When you call Human Services, any of the following things may happen:
*Note: An at-risk adult has the right to refuse county agency services.