Exploitation generally means to take unfair advantage of a person. State laws on the subject vary. Example of a state statute on exploitation In North Carolina exploitation of an elder adult or.
engaged in: (i) social services, (ii) law enforcement, (iii) education, (iv) the care of an eligible adult or eligible adults, or (v) any of the occupations required to be licensed under the Clinical Psychologist Licensing Act, the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act, the Illinois Dental Practice Act, the Dietitian Nutritionist Practice Act, the Marriage and Family Therapy.
Adult Protective Services Physical & Emotional Abuse Physical abuse is defined as physical harm, bodily injury or attempt to cause physical harm or injury, or the fear of imminent physical harm or bodily injury on an elder or a disabled adult.
Introduction How big is the under-Recognized Problem of Adult Abuse, Neglect & exploitation? No one knows for certain. One thing is certain: abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.