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Rule 5101:2-20-14 | Requirement for cross-referring reports of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation.

 

(A) The provisions of rule 5101:2-20-05 of the Administrative Code regarding confidentiality apply to all cross-referrals of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation required by this rule.

(B) The county department of job and family services (CDJFS) or its designated agency shall make a referral to the following agencies, as necessary, upon review of a report made under section 5101.63 of the Revised Code or an investigation conducted under section 5101.65 of the Revised Code:

(1) The local county board of developmental disabilities if the CDJFS or its designated agency knows or has reasonable cause to believe that the subject is an individual with a developmental disability as defined in section 5126.01 of the Revised Code. The CDJFS or its designated agency shall proceed with a case in accordance with sections 5101.60 to 5101.71 of the Revised Code when a referral is received from the local county board of developmental disabilities in accordance with section 5126.31 of the Revised Code.

(2) The office of the state long-term care ombudsman program if the subject is a resident of a long-term care facility, as defined in section 173.14 of the Revised Code. The CDJFS or its designated agency shall proceed with a case in accordance with sections 5101.60 to 5101.71 of the Revised Code when a referral is received from a state or regional long-term care ombudsman program in accordance with section 173.20 of the Revised Code.

(3) The department of health if the subject is a resident of a nursing home, as defined in section 3721.01 of the Revised Code, and has allegedly been abused, neglected, or exploited by an employee of the nursing home.

(4) The public children services agency of that county if the subject is a child, as defined in section 5153.01 of the Revised Code.

(5) The local law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over the area where the subject resides if the subject is being or has been criminally exploited.

Last updated June 22, 2021 at 3:22 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 5101.61
Amplifies: 5101.64
Five Year Review Date: 6/22/2026
Prior Effective Dates: 3/17/2003, 1/1/2004, 12/1/2007, 8/1/2012, 8/1/2016