including verbal abuse, means:
- 1. knowingly, intentionally, and without justifiable cause inflicting physical pain, injury or mental anguish;
- 2. the intentional deprivation by a caretaker or other person of services necessary to maintain the mental and physical health of a person; or
- 3. sexual abuse, including criminal sexual contact, incest and criminal sexual penetration.
means the inappropriate touching of a recipient of care or services for sexual purpose or in a sexual manner, and includes kissing, touching the genitals, buttocks, or breasts, causing the recipient of care or services to touch another for sexual purpose, or promoting or observing for sexual purpose any activity or performance involving play, photography, filming, or depiction of acts considered pornographic. Sexual conduct engaged in by an employee with a person for whom they are providing care or services is sexual abuse per se.
means profane, threatening, derogatory, or demeaning language, spoken or conveyed with the intent to cause mental anguish.
means the failure of the caretaker to provide basic needs of a person, such as clothing, food, shelter, supervision, and care for the physical and mental health of that person. Neglect causes, or is likely to cause harm to a person.
means an unjust or improper use of a person's money or property for another person's profit or advantage, financial, or otherwise.