§ 17a-412 Report of suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment. Penalty for failure to report. Confidentiality. Immunity and protection from retaliation. Notification, training requirements
§ 17a-413 Review of report or complaint. Investigation. Report of findings. Referral of report, complaint or information for further action
§ 17a-423 Long-term care policy, regulation, task force membership requirements. Duties of state agencies, Ombudsman, Commission on Women, Children, Seniors, Equity and Opportunity

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 319h - Protection of the Elderly

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.