Sec. 626.557 MN Statutes - vulnerable adult maltreatment

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vulnerable adult maltreatment - Adult protection / Minnesota Department of Human Services


The vulnerable adult, or an interested person acting on behalf of the vulnerable adult, may request a review by the Vulnerable Adult Maltreatment Review Panel under section 256.021 if the lead investigative agency denies the request or fails to act upon the request, or if the vulnerable adult or interested person contests a reconsidered. 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.

Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults. Licensed Minnesota home care providers and registered home management providers are required to comply with Minn. Statute 626.557 Reporting of Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults.Effective July 1, 2015, Minnesota has a new statewide adult abuse reporting line. Reporting maltreatment. A mandated reporter who suspects a vulnerable adult was maltreated is required to report to MAARC.. A report means a statement concerning all the circumstances known to the reporter at the time the statement is made surrounding the alleged or suspected maltreatment of a vulnerable adult.

The vulnerable adult experienced or is suspected to have the following effects from the alleged maltreatment. (At least one item from the following needs to be selected, select all that apply and provide the applicable information within that field.) *. Adult Protection. Adult Protection involves making contact with the vulnerable adult to assess and offer emergency and continuing protective services for the purposes of preventing maltreatment and safeguarding the welfare of the vulnerable adult. In Stearns County, adult protection is provided through staff in the Community Supports Division.

(e) For purposes of this section, a vulnerable adult is not abused for the sole reason that the vulnerable adult or a person with authority to make health care decisions for the vulnerable adult under sections 144.651, 144A.44, chapter 145B, 145C or 252A, or section 253B.03 or 524.5-313, refuses consent or withdraws consent, consistent with. The unit also develops policy and best practices and collects and evaluates data to prevent maltreatment and plan adult protection services. Reporting suspected maltreatment of vulnerable adults. The Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) is the statewide common entry point for accepting reports of suspected maltreatment of vulnerable.