Newburyport News – Not Enough Protection For Elders

MASSACHUSETTS (Newbury), Newbury Port News, May 31, 2013
Not enough protection for elders

http://www.newburyportnews.com/opinion/x2026368267/Not-enough-protection-for-elders

Massachusetts Protective Services follows a policy of “self-determination” when investigating abuse complaints. If an elder is “of capacity,” even while being influenced by an abuser, the elder can “self-determine” the scope of Protective Service’s abuse investigation, limiting the people investigators contact when they research the complaint…

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