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Illinois Department of Aging expands required training and education for Elder Rights

The Department of Aging recently adopted amendments to the Illinois Administrative Code for Elder Rights, expanding the current training and education requirements. The program aims to reduce elder abuse, including nursing home abuse and neglect, by making more information available to the public, tightening enforcement of current anti-abuse laws, and providing follow-up services provided to an abused, neglected, or exploited victim.

To read the Code on Elder Abuse and Neglect.