As used in this part, the following definitions apply:
(1) “Aged person” means an aged person as defined by the department.
(2) “Department” means the department of public health and human services provided for in 2-15-2201.
(3) “Disabled adult” means a person 18 years of age or older who is defined by the department as disabled or who is a person with developmental disabilities, as defined in 53-20-102.
(4) “Protective services” means assistance to an aged person or disabled adult in obtaining the services offered by the department.
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