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Adult Protective Services

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The Adult Protective Services Program is charged with protecting vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Florida statutes require any person who knows or who has reasonable cause to suspect any abuse of vulnerable adults to report that information to the Florida Abuse Hotline s. 415.1034, F.S.

2015-16, Quarter 1 Program Data

Adult Protective Services 2015-16, Quarter 1 Program Data
Measure July August September Quarter 1
Average
FY
2015-16
Average
Investigations Commenced Within 24 Hours 99.63% 99.53% 99.79% 99.65% 99.65%
Victims Seen Within 24 Hours 96.43% 96.12% 96.22% 96.26% 96.26%
Initial Adult Safety Assessments Submitted Within 6 Days 99.71% 99.66% 99.56% 99.64% 99.64%
Investigations Closed Within 60 Days 96.46% 95.97% 94.82% 95.75% 95.75%

Home Care for Disabled Adults

Adult Protective Services 2015-16, Quarter 1 Program Data
Measure July August September Quarter 1
Average
FY
2015-16
Average
Waitlist Population 905 442 475 607 607
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 1,024 1,055 1,152 1,077 1,077

Community Care for Disabled Adults

Adult Protective Services 2015-16, Quarter 1 Program Data
Measure July August September Quarter 1
Average
FY
2015-16
Average
Waitlist Population 2,119 2,121 2,108 2,116 2,116
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 324 325 300 316 316

Abuse Rate

Adult Protective Services 2015-16, Quarter 1 Program Data
Measure July August September Quarter 1
Average
FY
2015-16
Average
Among Persons with Disabilities per 1,000 .13 .10 .13 .12 .12
Among Elderly Persons per 1,000 .12 .12 .13 .12 .12