28-361.01. Neglect, defined.

Neglect means any knowing or intentional act or omission on the part of a caregiver to provide essential services or the failure of a vulnerable adult, due to physical or mental impairments, to perform self-care or obtain essential services to such an extent that there is actual physical injury to a vulnerable adult or imminent danger of the vulnerable adult suffering physical injury or death.

Source:Laws 1988, LB 463, § 8; R.S.1943, (2008), § 28-355; Laws 2012, LB1051, § 7.