Both Law Enforcement and Adult Protection Services Need the following information When Reporting Suspected Abuse
- Name and address of the at-risk elder
- A description of the suspected mistreatment and the situation; what did you observe?
- What is the nature and extent abuse?
- Who is the suspected abuser(s); name(s) and address(s) if possible
- Any other information that you feel is relevant
It is alright to report if abuse is suspected as long as a report is made in good faith, you are immune from criminal charges or a civic lawsuit for damages. You are not immune if you are the perpetrator of the mistreatment.