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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.

2013-14, Quarter 4 Program Data

Measure April May June Quarter 4
Average
FY2013-14
Average
Investigations Commenced Within 24 Hours 99.80% 99.78% 99.89% 99.82% 99.86%
Victims Seen Within 24 Hours 96.67% 97.10% 97.00% 96.92% 96.67%
Initial Adult Safety Assessments Submitted Within 6 Days 99.83% 99.89% 99.81% 99.84% 99.79%
Investigations Closed Within 60 Days 99.30% 99.86% 99.51% 99.56% 99.756%

Home Care for Disabled Adults

Measure April May June Quarter 4
Average
FY2013-14
Average
Waitlist Population 986 976 992 985 964
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 1,060 1,045 1,065 1,057 1,094

Community Care for Disabled Adults

Measure April May June Quarter 4
Average
FY2013-14
Average
Waitlist Population 3,173 2,995 2,917 3,028 3,431
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 245 251 255 250 258

Abuse Rate

Measure April May June Quarter 4
Average
FY2013-14
Average
Among Persons with Disabilities per 1,000 .10 .09 .10 .10 .08
Among Elderly Persons per 1,000 .09 .09 .08 .09 .08