Elder Abuse Task Force Report Pursuant to HF 2387: An Act Relating to Improvements to and Implementation of Laws Concerning Elder Abuse

(2012) Elder Abuse Task Force Report Pursuant to HF 2387: An Act Relating to Improvements to and Implementation of Laws Concerning Elder Abuse. Aging, Department of (Elder Affairs, Department of)

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Abstract

During its 2012 session, Iowa’s 84th General Assembly passed House File 2387. The bill was signed into law by Governor Branstad and mandated a review of occurrences of and laws relating to abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals who are sixty years of age or older. After conducting the review, the twenty-three member Elder Abuse Task Force presents the following recommendations. These recommendations build upon current Iowa law and practice for the purpose of protecting older Iowans from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Abuse, Elder Abuse, Dependent Adult, Financial Exploitation, Neglect, Aging
Subjects: Social issues and programs
Social issues and programs > Aging
Social issues and programs > Family
ID Code: 14221
Deposited By: Ms. Katie Mulford
Deposited On: 11 Feb 2013 14:18
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2013 14:18
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/14221