(a) “Care custodian” means a person who provides health or social services to a dependent adult, except
that “care custodian” does not include a person who provided services without remuneration
if the person had a personal relationship with the dependent adult (1) at least 90
days before providing those services, (2) at least six months before the dependent
adult's death, and (3) before the dependant adult was admitted to hospice care, if
the dependent adult was admitted to hospice care. As used in this subdivision, “remuneration” does not include the donative transfer
at issue under this chapter or the reimbursement of expenses.
(b) For the purposes of this section, “health and social services” means services provided to a dependent adult because of the person's dependent condition,
including, but not limited to, the administration of medicine, medical testing, wound
care, assistance with hygiene, companionship, housekeeping, shopping, cooking, and
assistance with finances.
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