• Physical - Physical abuse refers to the use of physical force against someone in a way that injures or causes pain to that person.

  • Sexual - Sexual abuse occurs when someone is forced to engage in unwanted, unsafe, or degrading sexual activity or exploitation without their express permission or knowledge.

  • Financial - Financial abuse is the illegal or improper use of another person's funds, property or assets without their express permission or knowledge, by a person in a position of trust.

  • Neglect/Omission - Neglect or omission occurs when someone responsible for the care and well-being of another fails to provide for the basic daily living needs of that person resulting in, or placing them at risk of, serious physical or emotional injury.

  • Emotional - Emotional abuse may be verbal or non-verbal, and occurs when someone is attempting to control another person through threatening, humiliating, or intimidating actions.

  • Mistreatment - Mistreatment refers to the use of medications or treatments, isolation or physical or chemical restraints which harms or creates a substantial likelihood of harm