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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.

2014-15, Quarter 2 Program Data

Measure October November December Quarter 2
Average
FY
2014-15
Average
Investigations Commenced Within 24 Hours 99.76% 99.90% 99.85% 99.84% 99.87%
Victims Seen Within 24 Hours 96.89% 96.70% 96.64% 96.74% 96.72%
Initial Adult Safety Assessments Submitted Within 6 Days 99.95% 99.76% 99.69% 99.80% 99.82%
Investigations Closed Within 60 Days 99.32% 99.50% 98.46% 99.09% 99.21%

Home Care for Disabled Adults

Measure October November December Quarter 2
Average
FY
2014-15
Average
Waitlist Population 755 799 811 788 778
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 1,136 1,135 1,115 1,129 1,086

Community Care for Disabled Adults

Measure October November December Quarter 2
Average
FY
2014-15
Average
Waitlist Population 2,725 2,616 2,398 2,580 2,697
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 237 251 262 250 243

Abuse Rate

Measure October November December Quarter 2
Average
FY
2014-15
Average
Among Persons with Disabilities per 1,000 .11 .10 .09 .10 .10
Among Elderly Persons per 1,000 .12 .10 .10 .10 .10