Capitol Correspondence - 09.01.17

ACL Issues New Report on Abuse for Older Adults / People with Disabilities

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On August 29, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) released the first consistently, systematically, and nationally collected data on the abuse of older adults and adults with disabilities. This report is the first of a series based on data from the first year of the National Adult Maltreatment Reporting System (NAMRS). NAMRS is a voluntary data reporting system collecting data from state and local Adult Protective Services systems.  See the full report here.