Adult Abuse Reporting & Resources - VCH ReAct - Vancouver Coastal Health

VCH ReAct

About adult abuse & neglect

What is self-neglect?

Self-neglect is any failure of an adult to take care of himself or herself that causes, or is reasonably likely to cause within a short period of time, serious physical, mental or emotional harm or substantial damage to or loss of assets.

Self-neglect can happen as a result of an individual's choice of lifestyle, or the person may

Self-neglect includes:

If you recognize any of these indicators that are unexplained by the adult then you need to ACT! Report Abuse, Neglect and Self-Neglect.

Back to Top