'Seniors for Sale' continues: New story highlights abuse and neglect in Washington's adult family homes

10/31/2010
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Andrea Kadlec
Director of Community Relations

Investigative journalist Michael J. Berens released another in a series of Seattle Times' articles outlining abuse and neglect in adult family homes, as DRW continues to meet with the Department of Social and Health Services' Secretary Susan Dreyfus to address concerns.  To read these articles, the response from Secretary Dreyfus, and for more information on DRW's work with the state to address abuse and neglect, see the following links.

Sept. 10 Seattle Times article, Hundreds of adult homes conceal abuse, neglect.

Secretary Dreyfus' response to the Sept. 10 Seattle Times article.

Read more about DRW's work with the state to improve its abuse response system.

Read "Improving Washington State’s Adult Abuse Response System," a Sept. 2010 report from the Aging and Disability Services Administration.

See DRW's presentation on its report, Improving Washington's Response to Abuse and Neglect.

 

 

Issues: 
Freedom from abuse and neglect