2017 Indiana Code
TITLE 12. Human Services
ARTICLE 10. AGING SERVICES
CHAPTER 3. Adult Protective Services
12-10-3-9. Duty to report endangered adult
Sec. 9. (a) An individual who believes or has reason to believe that another individual is an endangered adult shall make a report under this chapter.
(b) If an individual is required to make a report under this chapter in the individual's capacity as a member of the staff of a medical or other public or private institution, school, hospital, facility, or agency, the individual shall immediately notify the individual in charge of the institution, school, hospital, facility, or agency, or the individual's designated agent, who also becomes responsible to report or cause a report to be made.
(c) This section does not relieve an individual of the obligation to report on the individual's own behalf, unless a report has already been made to the best of the individual's belief.
[Pre-1992 Revision Citations: subsection (a) formerly 4-28-5-6.5(a); subsection (b) formerly 4-28-5-6.5(b) part; subsection (c) formerly 4-28-5-6.5(b) part.]
As added by P.L.2-1992, SEC.4.