Who is a vulnerable person?

A vulnerable person is defined as a person who due to medical, cognitive, mental health or physical condition may exhibit patterns of behavior that may pose a danger to that person. Examples of Vulnerable Persons may include persons with autism, dementia, acquired brain injury, cerebral palsy that may cause a person to exhibit atypical behaviors e.g.: 

  • Aggression
  • Inability to Communicate
  • Irrational Fear
  • Over-Sensitivity to Sensory Stimulus (Sounds, Lights, Touch)
  • Physical Instability
  • Wandering

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1. What is the Vulnerable Persons Registry?
2. Who is a vulnerable person?
3. What is the goal of the Registry?
4. How do you register for the Vulnerable Persons Registry?