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Elder Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training Materials

Elder Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training Materials

Pursuant to Ohio Revised Code section 5101.63, a dentist licensed to practice dentistry in the State of Ohio, who has reasonable cause to believe that an adult is being abused, neglected, or exploited, or is in a condition that is the result of abuse, neglect, or exploitation, shall immediately report such belief to the respective county department of jobs and family services.

 

The Dental Board, as an entity that employs, licenses, or regulates individuals listed as mandatory reporters is tasked with ensuring that Ohio dentists have access to the training materials developed by the ODJFS.  The guide for medical professionals is available free of charge in hard copy format through the Jobs and Family Services Forms Central website at (https://www.odjfs.state.oh.us/forms) using the following form number or electronically by clicking the links below:

 

JFS 08097 – Understanding Elder Abuse: A Guide for Medical Professionals

 

The link to the Jobs and Family Services Forms Central website is also available on the Board’s website (https://www.dental.ohio.gov/) under the Announcements section. If you have any questions about the training materials, please contact the Board by emailing dental.board@den.ohio.gov.



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