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Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse

    Description:

    Elder Abuse can take many forms: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, active neglect, self neglect, and financial exploitation. DC OFA can help in getting assistance for Elder Abuse situations. Or referrals can be made to the DC Department of Community & Family Services Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm by calling (845) 486-3300.

    “Physical abuse” means the non-accidental use of force that results in bodily injury, pain, or impairment, including–but not limited to–being slapped, burned, cut, bruised, or improperly physically restrained.

    “Sexual abuse” means non-consensual sexual contact of any kind, such as forced sexual contact.

    “Emotional abuse” means willful infliction of mental or emotional anguish by threat, humiliation, intimidation, or other abusive conduct, such as frightening or isolating an adult.

    “Active neglect” means willful failure by the caregiver to fulfill the care-taking functions and responsibilities assumed by the caregiver, such as abandonment, or willful deprivation of food, water, heat, clean clothing, and bedding, or health related services.

    “Self neglect” means an adult’s inability, due to physical and/or mental impairments, to perform tasks essential to caring for oneself, such as: providing essential food, clothing, shelter, and medical care; obtaining goods and services necessary to maintain physical health, mental health, emotional well-being, and general safety; managing financial affairs.

    “Financial exploitation” means improper use of an adult’s funds, property, or resources by another individual, such as fraud, embezzlement, conspiracy, forgery, falsifying records, coerced property transfers for denial of access to assets.

    Provider:Dutchess County Office for the Aging
    Provider Address:114 Delafield Street, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601
    Areas Served:Dutchess
    Transport Available:No
    Telephone:

    (845)486-2555

    41.69
    -73.92
    Last Update:10/30/2019 10:04 AM
    Target Population:Older Adults
    Program Location:On site

Eligibility Requirements

    Female Age From:60
    Female Age To:150
    Male Age From:60
    Male Age To:150
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