S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 10, 2013
Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging
AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to requiring the director of
the office of the aging to develop materials relating to elder abuse
awareness in social adult day services programs
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 215 of the elder law is amended by
adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
(C) THE DIRECTOR SHALL DEVELOP MATERIALS FOR EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEERS
OF PROGRAMS PROVIDING SOCIAL ADULT DAY SERVICES OR SOCIAL ADULT DAY CARE
ON THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ELDER ABUSE. SUCH MATERIALS SHALL INCLUDE,
BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, WAYS TO DISCUSS SUSPECTED ELDER ABUSE WITH
SENIORS WHERE ABUSE IS SUSPECTED AND RESOURCES TO WHICH SENIORS MAY BE
REFERRED FOR COUNSELING, SHELTER, OR OTHER ASSISTANCE.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.