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Go back to: Title 47. Welfare, Social Services, and Institutions.
Go back to: Chapter 24. Protection of Vulnerable Adults.

Sec. 47.24.011. Duties of the department regarding services and protection for vulnerable adults.
In order to facilitate the provision of supportive and protective services for vulnerable adults, the department shall
     (1) compile information on available supportive and protective services for vulnerable adults in the state;

     (2) establish, publicize, and maintain a vulnerable adult centralized intake office;

     (3) develop and coordinate a statewide system to serve vulnerable adults who are in need of protective services;

     (4) establish criteria and procedures for the authorization and supervision of other state agencies or community-based service providers to serve as designees of the department under this chapter;

     (5) in accordance with this chapter, designate other state agencies or community-based service providers to deliver supportive and protective services to vulnerable adults who are in need of protective services;

     (6) develop within the vulnerable adult centralized intake office a central registry for reports of vulnerable adults in need of protective services;

     (7) maintain confidentiality of records as provided for in AS 47.24.050; and

     (8) adopt regulations to carry out the purposes of this chapter.

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