Creating respectful and safe long-term care environments free of sexual violence

The Alliance to End Sexual Violence in Long-Term Care helps create networks of providers; long-term care residents; individuals with disabilities; and anti-sexual assault, long-term care, and disability advocates who have the ability to create long-term care environments that are respectful and safe.  A primary focus is restoring trust in the system through authentic long-term care system reform and transformation, infused with cultural and disability humility, empowering residents and champions at every level to act against sexual violence.


WELCOME INDICATORS:  What Does Self-Determination Look Like in LTC?

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The Arc of King County’s Healthy Relationship Program

A Relationships and Sexuality Resource Line for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and community members to ask confidential questions and receive support around healthy relationships and sexuality issues, and a 10-week Healthy Relationships School Program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in 18-21 year-old Transition Programs throughout King County.

NPR Special Series: Abused and Betrayed

NPR’s series about the epidemic of sexual assault against people with intellectual disabilities.

Program Updates

CLICK TO WATCH NEW VIDEO: ‘Welcome Indicators’ in Long-Term Care

June 13, 2018Experts have told us that they can discern within minutes whether any given long-term care environment is the type that truly supports self-determination and self-advocacy for residents. People in long-term care deserve privacy, freedom, respect, and every chance to pursue a fully engaged adult life. Our new video shows "Welcome Indicators" that can help you tell right off the bat whether or not an environment is the kind that regards and facilitates its residents.
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