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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 4 Program Data – Adult Protective Services 99.55%

2015-16, Quarter 4 APS Program Data
  April May June Quarter 4
Average
FY 2015-16 Average
Investigations Commenced Within 24 Hours 99.73% 99.86% 99.85% 99.81% 99.78%
Victims Seen Within 24 Hours 95.97% 96.39% 95.62% 95.99% 95.98%
Initial Adult Safety Assessments Submitted Within 6 Days 99.46% 99.70% 99.56% 99.57% 99.55%
Investigations Closed Within 60 Days 96.46% 96.54% 95.28% 96.09% 95.99%

Home Care for Disabled Adults

2015-16, Quarter 4 APS Home Care for Disabled Adults
April May June Quarter 4
Average
FY 2015-16 Average
Waitlist Population 735 751 816 767 649
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 1,119 1,110 1,102 1,110 1,125

Community Care for Disabled Adults

2015-16, Quarter 4 APS Home Care for Disabled Adults Community Care for Disabled Adults
April May June Quarter 4
Average
FY 2015-16
Average

Waitlist Population

1,993 1,980 2,004 1,992 2,062

Current Enrollment (clients being served)

302 313 307 307 298

Abuse Rate

2015-16, Quarter 4 APS Abuse Rate Adults
  April May June Quarter 4
Average
FY 2015-16
Average

Among Persons with Disabilities per 1,000

.10 .10 .12 .10 .11

Among Elderly Persons per 1,000

.12 .11 .11 .11 .12