Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Central Registry of Offenders against Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Sally Schroer and Carie Krenik will be added to this list

3. Financial exploitation including:

Wrongfully taking the assets, funds, children or property belonging to or intended
for the use of an adult.

Alarming an adult by conveying a threat to wrongfully take or appropriate
money or property harm family of the adult if the adult would reasonably believe that
the threat conveyed would be carried out.

Misappropriating, misusing, or transferring without authorization any
money from any account held jointly or singly by an adult.

Failing to use the income or assets of an adult effectively for the support
and maintenance of the adult. “Effectively” means use of income or assets
for the benefit of the adult.
Sally Schroer cut housing when the county was receiving funding 

4. Involuntary seclusion means the involuntary seclusion of an adult for the convenience of a caregiver or to discipline the adult.


5. Neglect including:  Active or passive failure to provide the care, supervision, or services necessary to maintain the physical and mental health of an adult that may result in physical harm or significant emotional harm to an adult. Services include but are not limited to the provision of food, clothing, medicine, housing, medical services, assistance with bathing or personal hygiene, or 
any other services essential to the well-being of the adult 
Failure of a caregiver to make a reasonable effort to protect an adult from abuse. 
Withholding of services necessary to maintain the health and well being of an adult which leads to physical harm of an adult. 


5. Neglect including: Active or passive failure to provide the care, supervision, or services necessary to maintain the physical and mental health of an adult that may result in physical harm or significant emotional harm to an adult. Services include but are not limited to the provision of food, clothing, medicine, housing, medical services, assistance with bathing or personal hygiene, or any other services essential to the well-being of the adult Failure of a caregiver to make a reasonable effort to protect an adult from abuse. 
Withholding of services necessary to maintain the health and well being of an adult which leads to physical harm of an adult. 

Adults with Disabilities 
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9. Verbal abuse includes threatening significant physical or emotional harm to an adult through the use of: 
Derogatory or inappropriate names, insults, verbal assaults, profanity, or ridicule; Harassment, coercion, punishment, deprivation, threats, implied threats, intimidation, humiliation, mental cruelty, or inappropriate sexual comments. 
A threat to withhold services or supports, including an implied or direct threat of termination of services. “Services” include but are not limited to 
the provision of food, clothing, medicine, housing, medical services, assistance with bathing or Personal hygiene, or any other services essential to the well-being of an adult. 
For purposes of this section, verbal conduct includes but is not limited to 
the use of oral, written, or gestured communication that is directed to an adult or within their hearing distance, or sight if gestured, regardless of their ability to comprehend. In this circumstance the assessment of the conduct is based on a reasonable person Standard. 
The emotional harm that can result from verbal abuse may include but is not limited to anguish, distress, or fear. 
An adult who in good faith is voluntarily under treatment solely by spiritual means 
through prayer in accordance with the tenets and practices of a recognized 
church or religious denomination by a duly accredited practitioner shall for this 
reason alone not be considered subjected to abuse. 
Pursuant to the law, your identity as the person making the report is confidential. 
Further, the law protects you from retaliation from a community facility, 
community program or individual when you make a report in good faith. You may 
not be discharged or transferred from one location of an agency to another, 
terminated from your job, demoted or have your pay lowered, or denied contact 
with the facility or its residents because you made a good faith report of 
suspected abuse. If you feel you have been retaliated against, you have the right 
to seek private legal action. Any agency, program or individual who retaliates 
against someone because of a good faith report of suspected abuse may be 
liable to that person for actual damages.