New vulnerable adult protocol to be signed

The Branch-St. Joseph Area Agency on Aging, in collaboration with the Branch County Elder Abuse Prevention Coalition, will sign the revised and enhanced “Branch County Vulnerable Adult Protocol” Wednesday morning.

The special event will occur at the Branch County Sheriff’s Office.

The new protocol uses an inter-disciplinary team approach to address the growing number of cases of vulnerable-adult abuse, neglect and exploitation.

The coalition, now referred to as the Branch County IDT, includes representation from local law enforcement, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services, Legal Services of South-Central Michigan, Branch County Prosecutor’s Office, Area Agency on Aging and Pines Behavioral Health.

Check Also

Colon American Legion plan annual raffle

In advance of next month’s Magic City Grill Fest, tickets for the annual raffle to …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *