Remove All. Share Selected Compare Map Selected. Cancel Close. This year's conference highlights Senior Justice celebrating Harris County's new Assessment Center serving older adult victims of crime. The Senior Justice Assessment Center SJAC is a one-stop shop for vulnerable older adult victims of crime to receive medical, legal and social services.
Harris County Launches Innovative Program To Help Seniors Who Are Victims Of Abuse
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TEAM was originally comprised of a group of clinicians, APS workers, prosecutors, attorneys, community groups, researchers, academics, business entities, social service agencies and others, and its purpose was to educate health professionals, community service workers, and the public about elder abuse; to conduct research into factors related to elder abuse; to review cases of elder deaths and financial exploitation to determine the extent that our agencies and service providers can be strengthened and improved; and to provide clinical care and social intervention to abused and neglected elders. TEAM provides comprehensive geriatric assessment to APS-referred clients with substantiated abuse or neglect and with complicated medical needs or questionable capacity. After the medical assessment, the interdisciplinary team APS case worker, social worker and TEAM Institute medical team develops a plan of care for the client. Representatives of the various TEAM collaborators meet monthly to assure efficient and effective operation of the program. The TEAM website….
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Harris County is launching a first of its kind initiative in Texas to help senior citizens who are victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation. The Harris County Senior Justice Assessment Center will offer medical exams, case management and treatment referrals all in one place. In , there were more than 11, investigations of abuse of seniors in our county, according to data provided by the Harris County Protective Services for Children and Adults. Even so, Doctor Carmel Dyer, who works for UTHealth , which will provide the doctors that will work for the center, says these cases are underreported and that is why the program will be useful.