Adult Protective Services investigates allegations of abuse, self-neglect and financial exploitation of seniors and people with disabilities.
Preventing Abuse of Older People
It can be difficult to tell whether abuse is occurring, and it can be even more difficult to get the people in the situation to talk about it.
A U.S. study has indicated that nearly one half of all officially investigated elder abuse cases—and two thirds of neglect cases—involve self-neglect.
Someone to oversee legal issues for those who are unable to care for themselves.
The Gatekeeper Program is an organized outreach effort designed to identify, refer, and respond to at-risk seniors (older people), and people with disabilities living in our community.