Prevention, Identification, and Reporting of Dependent Adult Abuse

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Dependent adults are a population vulnerable to abuse from someone they know, such as family members, service providers, care providers, and others. Agencies responsible for investigating reported cases of abuse respond to hundreds of thousands of cases each year. However, it is well known that dependent adult abuse is significantly under-reported. Yet, this type of abuse has a significant impact on the adult victim’s health, safety, emotional well-being, and ability to engage in daily life. It is important that individuals working with dependent adults are knowledgeable about the common types of abuse perpetrated against dependent adults and indicators of each type. You should also be aware of precautions dependent adults can take to protect themselves from becoming a victim of abuse. Finally, you should be familiar with your responsibilities related to reporting suspected or known dependent adult abuse.

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Dependent adults are a population vulnerable to abuse from someone they know, such as family members, service providers, care providers, and others. Agencies responsible for investigating reported cases of abuse respond to hundreds of thousands of cases each year. However, it is well known that dependent adult abuse is significantly under-reported. Yet, this type of abuse has a significant impact on the adult victim’s health, safety, emotional well-being, and ability to engage in daily life. It is important that individuals working with dependent adults are knowledgeable about the common types of abuse perpetrated against dependent adults and indicators of each type. You should also be aware of precautions dependent adults can take to protect themselves from becoming a victim of abuse. Finally, you should be familiar with your responsibilities related to reporting suspected or known dependent adult abuse.

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