- Bucks County Crimes Against Older Adults
- Physical Abuse
- Tips for Professionals Who Work with Older Adults
Professionals who work in programs for the elderly are likely to be the first to discover abuse and can provide a vital link to protective services, including APS and law enforcement. As a professional, you have the unique opportunity to be able to offer support and encouragement to your clients as they take action to end their victimization.
Older sexual assault victims need many of the same services and interventions younger victims need:
In Bucks County, adult protective services programs work collaboratively with the local rape crisis center staff to learn more about the dynamics of sexual abuse and how to effectively intervene with victims in a sensitive manner.