Exploitation” under § 5101.60 means the unlawful or improper act of a caretaker using an adult or an adult’s resources for monetary or personal benefit, profit, or gain.

INSTITUTIONAL MISAPPROPRIATION: “Misappropriation” under § 3721.21 means depriving, defrauding, or otherwise obtaining the real or personal property of a resident by any means prohibited by the Revised Code, including violations of Chapter 2911 or 2913 of the Revised Code.

“Exploitation” under § 3722.12 means the unlawful or improper utilization of an adult resident or his resources for personal or monetary benefit, profit, or gain.

Adult” under § 5101.60 means any person 60 years of age or older within this state who is handicapped by the infirmities of aging or who has a physical or mental impairment which prevents the person from providing for the person’s own care or protection, and who resides in an independent living arrangement. An “independent living arrangement” is a domicile of a person’s own choosing, including, but not limited to, a private home, apartment, trailer, or rooming house. Except as otherwise provided in this division, “independent living arrangement” includes a community alternative home licensed pursuant to § 3724.03 of the Revised Code but does not include other institutions or facilities licensed by the state, or facilities in which a person resides as a result of voluntary, civil, or criminal commitment. “Independent living arrangement” does include adult care facilities licensed pursuant to Chapter 3722 of the Revised Code.

Caretaker” under § 5101.60 means the person assuming the responsibility for the care of an adult on a voluntary basis, by contract, through receipt of payment for care, as a result of a family relationship, or by order of a court of competent jurisdiction.

OKLAHOMA: 43A Okl. St. § 10-103 (2000); 63 Okl. St. § 1-1902 (2000); 63 Okl. St. § 1-820 (2000)

Abuse” under § 10-103 means the intentional infliction of physical pain, injury, sexual abuse, or mental anguish or the deprivation of food, clothing, shelter, or medical care to a vulnerable adult by a caretaker or other person responsible for providing these services.



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