DDA Caregiver Alert: Abuse and Neglect

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Did You Know?

Physical, sexual and mental abuse; as well as neglect, abandonment, and financial exploitation affect persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities daily. You have the power to help prevent abuse, abandonment, neglect and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults and the abuse and neglect of children.

Learn how to recognize red flags, who is mandated to report and how, and ways to to help prevent abuse in the newest caregiver alert, Abuse and Neglect, provided by the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA).


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