1. A person commits wanton neglect of a resident of a health care facility when the person knowingly acts in a manner likely to be injurious to the physical or mental welfare of a resident of a health care facility as defined in section 135C.1.
2. A person who commits wanton neglect resulting in serious injury to a resident of a health care facility is guilty of a class "C" felony.
3. A person who commits wanton neglect not resulting in serious injury to a resident of a health care facility is guilty of an aggravated misdemeanor.
[C79, 81, § 726.7]
91 Acts, ch 107, §13
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