Terms Used In Iowa Code 235E.5

  • Department: means the department of inspections and appeals. See Iowa Code 235E.1
  • Dependent adult: means a person eighteen years of age or older whose ability to perform the normal activities of daily living or to provide for the person's own care or protection is impaired, either temporarily or permanently. See Iowa Code 235E.1
 The department, in cooperation and consultation with the dependent adult protective advisory council established in section 235B.1, affected industry representatives, and professional and consumer groups, may adopt rules pursuant to chapter 17A to administer this chapter.