ignored: disregarded; "his cries were unheeded"; "Shaw's neglected one-act comedy, `A Village Wooing'"; "her ignored advice"
lacking a caretaker; "a neglected child"; "many casualties were lying unattended"
(neglect) disregard: lack of attention and due care
(neglect) leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
(neglect) the state of something that has been unused and neglected; "the house was in a terrible state of neglect"
(neglect) fail: fail to do something; leave something undone; "She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib"; "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"
Neglect is a passive form of abuse in which the perpetrator is responsible to provide care for a victim who is unable to care for oneself, but fails to provide adequate care to meet the victim's needs, thereby resulting in the victim's demise.
(Neglect (English law)) In English law, neglect is a term of art, identical to the, now deprecated, expression lack of care and different from the concept of negligence. Its sole function is to qualify a verdict returned at an inquest by finding that it was a factor that contributed to a death.
Suffering from neglect
(Neglect) is the persistent failure to meet a child’s basic physical and/or psychological needs, likely to result in the serious impairment of the child’s health or development. Neglect may occur during pregnancy as a result of maternal substance abuse. ...
(Neglect) is the failure or refusal of a caregiver or other responsible person to provide for an elder’s basic physical, emotional, or social needs, or failure to protect them from harm. ...
Neglect—failure to satisfy a child's basic needs—can assume many forms. Physical neglect is the failure (beyond the constraints imposed by poverty) to provide adequate food, clothing, shelter, or supervision for a child. ...
(neglect) Failure of a caretaker to provide care, nutrition, clothing, shelter, supervision, or medical care.
“Neglect” means a failure to provide goods and services necessary to avoid physical harm, mental anguish or mental illness [10A NCAC 13O .0101(10); 42 CFR § 488.301].
(NEGLECT) Parental failure to provide a child with basic necessities when able to do so. Encompasses a variety of forms of abuse that do not require the element of intent.
(NEGLECT) Failure to do something that is legally required to be done.
(Neglect) A condition where parents fail to attend appropriately to the physical, medical, educational, social, emotional, and other needs of the child. Often, neglecting parents pay little attention to children's needs for comfort, solace, help, or attention. ...
(Neglect) A term which describes a child whose parents neglect or refuse to provide the needed care and supervision for their child.
(Neglect) An absence of care or attention to a specific duty. In regards to children, a child is neglected when his parent or guardian, by reason of cruelty or mental incapacity, is incapable of taking care of the child or refuses or fails to provide the child with necessary physical, emotional ...
(Neglect) An omission to do or perform some work, duty, or act.
(Neglect) Dissatisfaction expressed through allowing conditions to worsen.
(Neglect) Failure to provide a sufficient act or restraint that is necessary.
(Neglect) Failure to provide, by those responsible for the care, custody, and control of the child, the proper or necessary support, education as required by law, nutrition or medical, surgical, or any other care necessary for the child's well-being.
(Neglect) For the purposes of the CNA Registry, neglect means a failure by inattentiveness, carelessness, or omission to provide for a patients, clients or residents needs, that threatens a patients, clients or residents health or welfare by physical or mental injury or impairment.
(Neglect) Ignoring sensory stimuli, such as not being aware of being touched on one side or not seeing things to one side. An extreme example is not even being aware that your arm or leg belongs to you