Caregiver Neglect Laws
State Mandated Reporting
§ 10225.701 (Pennsylvania Older Adult Protective Services Act of 1997)
Who has to report?
Any employee or administrator.
*for employees & administrators who provide services for incapacitated adults
When to report?
Any employee or administrator that has reasonable cause to suspect a recipient is a victim of abuse.
How to report?
Reports are to be made to the agency which is the local provider of protective services within 48 hours of suspected abuse.
Statewide Elder Abuse Hotline: 800-490-8505
PA Department of Aging: