Department for Community Based Services

Standards of Practice Online Manual

19.3.9 Death of an Adult as a Result of Adult Abuse/Neglect or Spouse/Partner Abuse

Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Department for Community Based Services
Division of Protection and Permanency
Standards of Practice Online Manual
Chapter:
Chapter 19-Adult Protective Services (APS)
Effective:
12/3/2010
Section:
19.3.9 Death of an Adult as a Result of Adult Abuse/Neglect or Spouse/Partner Abuse
Version:
1

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Legal Authority/Introduction

LEGAL AUTHORITY:

Procedure

The SSW:

  1. Accepts a report of death when the allegations indicate the following:
    1. The adult died as a result of abuse or neglect. 
  2. Also accepts reports regarding children who witness the homicidal incident of a parent or guardian, or were victims of the homicidal incident perpetrated by a caretaker as outlined in SOP contained in Chapter 2 Child Protective Services (CPS) Intake and Investigation.
 

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