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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.

2016-17, Quarter 3 Program Data

2016-17, Quarter 3 APS Program Data
January February March Quarter 3
Average
FY 2016-17
Average
Investigations Commenced Within 24 Hours 99.85% 99.92% 99.76% 99.84% 99.81%
Victims Seen Within 24 Hours 95.24% 95.94% 95.36% 95.51% 95.41%
Initial Adult Safety Assessments Submitted Within 6 Days 99.15% 99.55% 99.30% 99.33% 99.31%
Investigations Closed Within 60 Days 95.07% 97.95% 98.60% 97.21% 95.05%

Home Care for Disabled Adults

2016-17, Quarter 3 APS Program Data
January February March Quarter 3
Average
FY 2016-17
Average
Waitlist Population 776 833 831 837 742
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 1,093 1,079 1,068 1,080 1,104

Community Care for Disabled Adults

2016-17, Quarter 3 APS Program Data
January February March Quarter 3
Average
FY 2016-17
Average
Waitlist Population 1,956 1,918 1,907 1,909 1,945
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 301 293 296 297 295

Abuse Rate

2016-17, Quarter 3 APS Program Data
January February March Quarter 3
Average
FY 2016-17
Average
Among Persons with Disabilities per 1,000 .10 .11 .10 .11 .11
Among Elderly Persons per 1,000 .11 .12 .12 .11 .12