ERIC Number: ED290994
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Oct
Elder Abuse and Neglect: The Illinois Response.
Illinois State Dept. on Aging, Springfield.
This document outlines the ideas of the Illinois Department of Aging on the implementation and management of the Elder Abuse and Neglect Intervention Program. These topics are addressed in order to provide a basis for discussion of key elements of the proposed program and serve as a guide in the development of rules, policies, and procedures for the operation and administration of the program: (1) proposed legislation (definition of terms, history of legislation, appropriation request); (2) number of alleged abuse and neglect reports (incidence rate, projections); (3) services available to victims of abuse (assessment, case work, follow-up, supplemental services, and public education); (4) administrative structure (Department of Aging, Regional Administrative Agencies, and provider agencies); (5) cost of providing services to elder abuse victims (cost estimate for statewide program); and (6) summary of statewide elder abuse programming (current operations and proposed statewide program). (ABL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Dept. on Aging, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois