§9-6-6. Payment and termination of payment for services to incapacitated adult.

If any incapacitated adult (1) requires and is granted remedial treatment for an emergency or the department determines that an incapacitated adult is (2) abused, or (3) neglected, the department may pay any assistance granted for the use and benefit of such incapacitated adult to the person actually providing care for such adult, and terminate payments to any person alleged or shown to have abused or neglected such incapacitated adult, or to whom such payments were made prior to such remedial treatment, for so long as such remedial treatment continues, or until such abuse or neglect is abated, and such incapacitated adult continues to be in the immediate care, custody and control of such person.