The missouri department of health and senior services dhss investigates abuse neglect and exploitation of vulnerable individuals 60 and older and people with disabilities between 18 and 59 these individuals may live in the community or in long term care facilities. Introduction in maine there are approximately 15500 beds in licensed nursing facilities and assisted living facilities this booklet is a guide for facility staff regarding abuse neglect and exploitation of residents how to recognize it how to prevent it and responsibilities for reporting it. Elder abuse is the physical sexual psychological or financial abuse or neglect of older people who may be unable to defend or fend for themselves as the size of the older population grows the incidence of elder abuse is expected to increase further straining the social service health care and criminal justice systems charged with protecting this population. 9 vulnerable adult means an individual who is eighteen years of age or older and who is unable to protect himself from abuse neglect or exploitation by others because of a physical or mental impairment vulnerable adult includes an incapacitated person as defined in section 14 5101 civil financial exploitation. Abuse neglect and financial exploitation of older adults living in the community and to work with the older adult in resolving the abusive situation the program provides services to people over the age of 60 who may be victims of abuse as described above the elder abuse and neglect act provides that a person who
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