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Set of Third Initiatives

 

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1. Complete and promote education to increase the public’s awareness of nursing home resident rights.

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2. Complete and promote education to increase the public’s awareness of adult foster care homes resident rights.

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3. Complete and promote education to increase the public’s awareness of home for the aged resident rights.

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4. Offer throughout the state comprehensive education on what constitutes a “vulnerable” adult under Michigan law thus dispelling a myth that an older adult must have a medical diagnosis before abuse can, or in the case of mandated reporters must, be reported.

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5. Offer throughout the state comprehensive education on the prevalence of Elder Abuse and how to combat scams that target older adults.

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6. Offer throughout the state comprehensive education on how to avoid guardianships and conservatorships.

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7. Offer throughout the state comprehensive education on Adult Protective Services and the importance of reporting suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation.

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8. Offer throughout the state comprehensive education on what the Long Term Care Ombudsman does and services they provide

 

9. Offer throughout the state comprehensive education and resources for investigators and prosecutors on best practices to pursue cases of financial exploitation committed against vulnerable adults.

 

10. Provide comprehensive video instruction and new form available on the Attorney General’s website to facilitate public reports to law enforcement of financial exploitation of vulnerable adults.

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