The States' Elder Abuse Victim Services: A System in Search of Support
There is increased congressional awareness of, and attention paid to, elder abuse, yet the need for resources, research, and capacity-building support is especially acute in Adult Protective Services (APS), the nation's direct victim-services system. And there are still very limited resources for those dealing with elder abuse. The Elder Justice Act (EJA) was enacted into law, but hasn't been funded. With caseloads in APS increasing by leaps and bounds, strategies and actions are needed to build up the APS system.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2012
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