.20 Misuse of Resident's Funds.

A. A person may not misappropriate a resident's assets or income, including spending the resident's assets or income against or without the resident or resident's agent's consent, except as permitted by Regulation .19B(4) of this chapter.

B. A person who believes that there has been an abuse of a resident's funds may make a complaint to the:

(1) Local department of social services;

(2) Director of the Office on Aging if the resident is 65 years old or older; or

(3) Director of the Licensing and Certification Administration, regardless of the resident's age.