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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.

2017-18, Quarter 2 Program Data

2017-18, Quarter 1 APS Program Data
Oct Nov Dec Quarter 2
Average
FY 2017-18
Average
Investigations Commenced Within 24 Hours 99.84% 99.83% 99.94% 99.87% 99.84%
Victims Seen Within 24 Hours 94.05% 96.02% 95.51% 95.19% 95.26%
Initial Adult Safety Assessments Submitted Within 6 Days 98.01% 99.55% 99.69% 99.08% 98.64%
Investigations Closed Within 60 Days 98.70% 98.78% 98.86% 98.78% 98.92%

Home Care for Disabled Adults

2017-18, Quarter 4 APS Program Data
Oct Nov Dec Quarter 2
Average
FY 2017-18
Average
Waitlist Population 554 566 588 569 606
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 1101 1110 1,106 1,106 1,072

Community Care for Disabled Adults

2017-18, Quarter 4 APS Program Data
Oct Nov Dec Quarter 2
Average
FY 2017-18
Average
Waitlist Population 1713 1664 1637 1671 1738
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 293 303 297 298 296

Abuse Rate

2017-18, Quarter 4 APS Program Data
Oct Nov Dec Quarter 2
Average
FY 201\7-18
Average
Among Persons with Disabilities per 1,000 .11 .10 .10 .10 .10
Among Elderly Persons per 1,000 .13 .10 .10 .11 .12