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. Financial exploitation occurs when a person misuses or takes the assets of a vulnerable adult for his/her own personal benefit. This frequently occurs without the explicit knowledge or consent of a senior or disabled adult, depriving him/her of vital financial resources for his/her personal needs.
We understand the sensitive nature of these situations, often involving close family members, adult children or trusted friends. For more information on how we can help you prevent the exploitation of vulnerable adults, contact Mason & Helmers in St. Paul, Minnesota. Call 651-323-2548 to . Vulnerable Adult Exploitation. Vulnerable persons are those adults and minors who are unable to perform daily activities or protect themselves due to physical or developmental disability, dysfunction, brain damage, or infirmities including aging. Advances in medicine and health care have resulted in a greatly increased elderly population and a.
(2) A financial institution may also refuse to disburse funds under this section if the department, law enforcement, or the prosecuting attorney's office provides information to the financial institution demonstrating that it is reasonable to believe that financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult may have occurred, may have been attempted, or is being attempted. (1) In addition to other remedies available under the law, a vulnerable adult who has been subjected to abandonment, abuse, financial exploitation, or neglect either while residing in a facility or in the case of a person residing at home who receives care from a home health, hospice, or home care agency, or an individual provider, shall have a cause of action for damages on account of his or.