Elder Rights - Abuse Prevention

Adult Protective Services Act and Related Laws contains the full text of the Illinois Adult Protective Services Act (320 ILCS), as well as some related legislation such as the hearsay exceptions for persons who are disabled and elder abuse victims; a brief overview of the Adult Protective Services Program; a list of mandated reporters of abuse; and a list of the state's designated Adult Protective Services Agencies, their telephone numbers and the area each serves. 

Reporting Abuse: What Professionals Need to Know defines abuse; lists who is mandated to report it and under what circumstances; explains how to make a report; describes what happens once a report is made to the Adult Protective Services Program; provides indicators of each type of abuse; and lists the state's designated Abuse Provider Agencies, their telephone numbers and the area each serves.

Adult Protective Services Program Annual Report, FY 2019 provides information on services, principles and structure of this program, as well as a summary of abuse occurrences, state accomplishments in addressing these incidences and efforts to protect Illinois seniors. Demographics are included in this multi-page report.

FY 2018 (8.5" x 11", 2.93 MB), Demographics, FY 2018 (11" x 17", 254 KB)

FY 2017 (8.5" x 11", 3.33 MB), Demographics, FY 2017 (11" x 17", 309 KB)

FY 2016 (8.5" x 11", 16.4 MB), Demographics, FY 2016 (11" x 17", 309 KB)

FY 2015 (8.5" x 11", 1.59MB), Demographics, FY 2015 (11" x 17", 331 KB)

FY 2014 (8.5" x 11", 280 KB), Demographics, FY 2014 (11" x 17", 2800 KB)

FY 2013 (8.5" x 11", 400 KB), Demographics, FY 2013 (11" x 17", 510 KB)

FY 2012 (8.5" x 11", 327 KB), Demographics, FY 2012 (11" x 17", 462 KB)

FY 2011 (8.5" x 11", 394 KB), Demographics, FY 2011 (11" x 17", 471 KB)

FY 2010 (8.5" x 11", 394 KB), Demographics, FY 2010 (11" x 17", 489 KB)

FY 2009 (8.5" x 11", 314 KB), Demographics, FY 2009 (11" x 17", 414 KB)

FY 2008 (8.5" x 11", 141 KB), Demographics, FY 2008 (11" x 17", 280 KB)

FY 2007 (8.5" x 11", 144 KB), Demographics, FY 2007 (11" x 17", 283 KB)

FY 2006 (11" x 17", 384 KB)

FY 2005 (11" x 17", 475 KB)

FY 2004 (11" x 17", 156 KB)

Protocol for Law Enforcement: Responding to Victims of Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation developed in partnership with the Illinois Family Violence Coordinating Councils.



Enough is Enough - Adult Protective Services Awareness Campaign 
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What Every Faith Community Needs to Know about Adult Abuse



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Guidelines for Law Enforcement Officers




Protect Yourself – Stop financial exploitation before it happens! 




Bankers can help stop senior exploitation before it happens!
 




Self Neglect - Protecting Your Privacy and Rights 
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