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Adult Safety and Protection Team - Major Tasks

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The Adult Safety and Protection Team will:

  • Review and analyze the most serious incidents of elder abuse/neglect in long-term care settings and in the community between 2009/2010 - including but not limited to a review of the types of abuse and factors that cases involving abuse may have in common in an effort to identify issues or factors contributing to the abuse or neglect and any changes in policy that might be warranted;

  • Map the current adult protective services system, review existing policies and procedures, and identify gaps and opportunities to strengthen the work of Adult Protective Services in Oregon;

  • Develop recommendations on how the Adult Protective Services system can better assist law enforcement in prosecuting abusers; and

  • Review the laws and policies defining elder abuse and make any necessary recommendations to strengthen them.