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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 1 Program Data

2017-18, Quarter 1 APS Program Data
July August September Quarter 1
Average
FY 2017-18
Average
Investigations Commenced Within 24 Hours 99.84% 99.82% 99.75% 99.80% 99.80%
Victims Seen Within 24 Hours 95.32% 95.37% 95.29% 95.33% 95.33%
Initial Adult Safety Assessments Submitted Within 6 Days 99.67% 99.60% 99.14% 99.47% 99.47%
Investigations Closed Within 60 Days 99.37% 99.07% 98.71% 99.05% 99.05%

Home Care for Disabled Adults

2017-18, Quarter 4 APS Program Data
July August September Quarter 4
Average
FY 2017-18
Average
Waitlist Population 854 528 546 643 643
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 1,022 1,034 1,080 1,039 1,039

Community Care for Disabled Adults

2017-18, Quarter 4 APS Program Data
July August September Quarter 1
Average
FY 2017-18
Average
Waitlist Population 1,848 1,814 1,750 1,804 1,804
Current Enrollment (clients being served) 295 298 292 295 295

Abuse Rate

2017-18, Quarter 4 APS Program Data
July August September Quarter 1
Average
FY 201\7-18
Average
Among Persons with Disabilities per 1,000 .09 .13 .09 .11 .11
Among Elderly Persons per 1,000 .11 .15 .09 .12 .12