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Elder Abuse and Neglect Mandated Reporter Card - California

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Template for a half-page card including: Elder abuse and neglect types and definitions in California, Mandated reporter requirement under CA WIC Code, Instructions on how to make a report of suspected abuse or neglect and Sample of reporting agencies.

Educational objectives: 
  • Recognize that anyone with full or intermittent responsibility for care or custody of an elder or dependent adult is mandated to report suspected Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse in California
  • Identify the types of abuse and neglect that require a mandated report in CA
  • Identify and compare Adult Protective Services and Long-term Care Ombudsman as agencies that will help consult about a situation, accept reports, and investigate alleged mistreatment


Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

For additional training materials on abuse and neglect, visit the Training Institute section of the website of the Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse & Neglect at UC Irvine

Date posted: 
Mon, 05/13/2013
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Mon, 05/13/2013
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Suggested Citation:
Elder Abuse and Neglect Mandated Reporter Card - California. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2013 Available from:
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