Who is a Vulnerable Adult? - who is a vulnerable adult

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The Definition of 'Vulnerable Adults' and the Services They Receive who is a vulnerable adult


This page discusses what is meant by a vulnerable adult or an adult at risk.

As defined in the psychology, sociology, social work and legal fields, a vulnerable adult, or an adult at risk, is a person over the age of 18 who is at risk of harm or.

From the perspective of UHS, a vulnerable adult is a patient who is or may be for any reason unable to take care of him or herself, or unable to protect him or.

A vulnerable adult is defined by the Law Commission 1995 as: a person who is 18 years or over who because of mental or other disability, age or illness either.