PM 01-05-03-d: Protection for Persons Reporting Elder Abuse

WAG 01-05-03-d

The Elder Abuse and Neglect Act provides protection to a person who reports abuse. Anyone who makes an elder abuse report in good faith is exempt from civil and criminal liability, as well as professional disciplinary action. By law, the name of the person who reported the abuse may be released only with their written consent or by the order of a court.