Chapter 74.34 RCW

ABUSE OF VULNERABLE ADULTS

Sections
Findings.
Definitions.
Limitation on recovery for protective services and benefits.
ReportsMandated and permissiveContentsConfidentiality.
ReportsContentsIdentity confidential.
Immunity from liability.
Failure to reportFalse reportsPenalties.
Response to reportsTimingReports to law enforcement agenciesNotification to licensing authority.
InvestigationsInterviewsOngoing case planningAgreements with tribesConclusion of investigation.
Investigation resultsReportRules.
Cooperative agreements for services.
Injunctions.
Data collection systemConfidentiality.
Confidential informationDisclosure.
Protection of vulnerable adultsPetition for protective order.
Protection of vulnerable adultsAdministrative office of the courtsStandard petitionOrder for protectionStandard noticeCourt staff handbook.
Protection of vulnerable adultsHearing.
Protection of vulnerable adultsJudicial relief.
Protection of vulnerable adultsFilings by othersDismissal of petition or orderTestimony or evidenceAdditional evidentiary hearingsTemporary order.
Protection of vulnerable adultsExecution of protective order.
Protection of vulnerable adultsNotice of criminal penalties for violationEnforcement under RCW 26.50.110.
Protection of vulnerable adultsDepartment may seek relief.
Protection of vulnerable adultsProceedings are supplemental.
Application to modify or vacate order.
Rules.
Services of department discretionaryFunding.
Retaliation against whistleblowers and residentsRemediesRules.
Abandonment, abuse, financial exploitation, or neglect of a vulnerable adultCause of action for damagesLegislative intent.
Abandonment, abuse, or neglectExceptions.
Order for protection or action for damagesStandingJurisdiction.
Financial exploitation of vulnerable adults.
Financial exploitation of vulnerable adultsTrainingReporting.
Vulnerable adult fatality reviews.
Statement to vulnerable adults.
Service of process or filing fees prohibitedCertified copies.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
NOTES:
Domestic violence prevention, authority of department of social and health services to seek relief on behalf of vulnerable adults: RCW 26.50.021.
Patients in nursing homes and hospitals, abuse: Chapter 70.124 RCW.
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