Elder Abuse: A Decade of Shame and Inaction : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, May 1, 1990

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Page 381 - American Association of Retired Persons 1909 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20049 (202) 872-4700 Louise D. Crooks President Horace B.
Page 18 - ... to public and nonprofit private agencies and organizations to assist them in planning, improving, developing, and carrying out programs and activities relating to the prevention, identification, and treatment of child abuse and neglect...
Page 19 - Of the sums appropriated under this Act for any fiscal year, not less than 5 per centum and not more than 20 per centum may be used by the Secretary for making grants to the States for the payment of reasonable and necessary expenses for the purpose of assisting the States in developing, strengthening, and carrying out child abuse and neglect prevention and treatment programs.
Page 18 - Center") . (b) The Secretary, through the Center, shall — (1) compile, analyze, and publish a summary annually of recently conducted and currently conducted research on child abuse and neglect; (2) develop and maintain an information clearinghouse on all programs, including private programs, showing promise of success, for the prevention, identification, and treatment of child abuse and neglect...
Page 18 - ... compile and publish training materials for personnel who are engaged or intend to engage in the prevention, identification, and treatment of child abuse and neglect...
Page 9 - A BILL To provide financial assistance for programs for the prevention, identification, and treatment of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, to establish a National Center on Elder Abuse, and for other purposes.
Page 19 - ... the establishment and maintenance of centers, serving defined geographic areas, staffed by multidisciplinary teams of personnel trained in the prevention, identification, and treatment of child abuse and neglect cases, to provide a broad range of services related to child abuse and neglect, including direct support and supervision of satellite centers and attention homes, as well as providing advice and consultation to individuals, agencies...
Page 101 - ... these have proven extremely helpful in spousal abuse situations and have seen great success in their limited application to elder abuse victims. • The Congress may also wish to assist the States by passing legislation assisting the Medicaid Fraud Control Units in the investigation and prosecution of all resident abuse and neglect complaints involving violations of State criminal laws for residents of nursing homes and board and care homes. • The Legal Services Corporation Act could be amended...
Page 19 - ... for such other innovative programs and projects, including programs and projects for parent self-help, and for prevention and treatment of drug-related child abuse and neglect, that show promise of successfully preventing or treating cases of child abuse and neglect as the Secretary may approve.
Page 42 - Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health and Long-term Care, House Select Committee on Aging...

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