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Adult Abuse Registry
The purpose of the Adult Abuse Registry is to help protect vulnerable adults by allowing employers to screen potential employees and volunteers who want to work with vulnerable people.
The Registry contains names of persons who have been found to have abused or neglected a vulnerable adult, defined under The Vulnerable Persons Living with a Mental Disability Act (VPA) as an adult living with a mental disability who is need of assistance to meet his or her basic needs with regard to personal care or management of his or her property and patients defined under The PPCA as an adult, other than a vulnerable person under The VPA, who is a resident or an in-patient in a hospital, personal care home or Selkirk Mental Health Centre or is receiving respite care in such a facility, receiving services in a geriatric day hospital that is managed by a hospital designated by regulation under The Health Services Insurance Act, or receiving services in an emergency department or urgent care centre of a hospital.
How is a name placed on the Registry?
There are 2 ways that a name may be listed on the Registry:
Who has access to the information on the Registry?
Access to the Registry is restricted and all names and information are confidential. The general public does not have access to the Registry. Access to the Registry is allowed only to certain people, in specific circumstances. Information would be provided in the following situations:
Any person may apply for a check to determine if his or her name is listed on the Registry.
Or Apply in person:
1st Floor - 777 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB R3G 0N3
NOTE: Please bring two pieces of identification.
To apply by mail or fax, please send to the address listed below.
|8:30AM – 4:30PM, Monday through Friday|
|$15.00 per request|
|1-800-855-0511 (Manitoba Relay Service)|
Adult Abuse Registry Unit
2nd Floor - 777 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB R3G 0N3