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1

Who is a child mandated reporter

any health care provider, licensed worker

2

what does it mean when youre the mandated reported

youre the one making the report

3

Make a report when (4)

1. within scope of professional scope
2. has knowledge
3. Observed it
4. Reasonable suspicion

4

Reasonable suspicion are _____

facts

5

Reasonable suspicion is not enough or sufficient

sufficient to make a report

6

To make a report does it require certainty?

NO,

7

Does a report require medical indiciation

NO

8

2 things involved in mandated reporting and when should they be done for CHILD ABUSE

1. initial phone call - immediately
2. written report - within 36 hours

9

when is the written report due for child abuse

36 hours

10

how can you send a written report

email, fax, mail

11

what if you are unable to make the initial phone call immediatly

CALL - One time report by PHONE and no written follow up
REPORT- One time written report sent to DOJ with a followup phone call

12

what must you indicate (2) if you make a one time written report

1. reason why no inital phone call
2. report captured by CWs

13

what if you fail to report a child abuse

Misdemeanor
$1000 fine and or 6 months in county jail

14

what is a continuing offence in mandated reporting

if concealed failure to report till agency discovers

15

may report if acting in private capacity

"other person"

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Who does what in a reporting TEAM

one person calls and one reports

17

can a supervisor inhibit the reporting

NO

18

Elder mandated reporter

full/intermittent/ custody care of an elder or dependent adult with or without compensations

19

only those compensated for taking care of an elder should report abuse

includes those with or without compensation

20

what is elder abuse? (4)

1. neglect
2. emotional abuse
3. financial abuse
4. isolation

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2 steps for elder abuse mandated reporting and time frames

1. Call to report ASAP
2. Written report within 2 working days

22

initial report is made by

phone

23

written report time frames for
child abuse:
elder abuse:

child: 36 hours
elder: 2 working days

24

who to report elder abuse if happened in:
-Long term care facility

state department of public health or local ombudsperson

25

who to report elder abuse if happened in:
- Residential care facility
- Adult day health care center

Residential care: state department of social services
Adult day center: state dept of PH and state dept of aging

26

who to report elder abuse if happened in:
-known or suspected criminal acitivty

bureau of medical fraud and elder abuse

27

who to report elder abuse if happened in:
-STATE mental hospital/ development center

State department of mental health or local police

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who to report elder abuse if happened in:
-home

-local county adult protective services agency

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failure to report elder abuse is a _____ and charges are

misdemeanor
$1000 fine and or 6 months in county jail

30

failure to report DEATH or great body injury is a _____ and charges are

misdemeanor
$5000 fine and or up to 1 year in jail

31

if you dont report death in your chair within ___ days to the dental hygiene board it is a misdeamor

7 days

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How to report death in your chair/from DH tx/ sent to ER for more than 24 hours from dh tx

1. Phone report ASAP
2. Written report within 2 days

33

what if abuse with BODY injury happened in a long term facility

1. phone report ASAP
NO LATER THAN 2 hours

34

what if no serious body injury but abuse happened in a long term facility

1. phone report must be made within 24 hours
2. written report within 24 hours

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what if abuse happened to DEMENTIA patient in a long term facility

1. phone report ASAP
2. written report within 24 hours

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what if a minor is pregnant

NOT reasonable suspicion of sexual abuse