Iowa – Elder Abuse Resources

Iowa Seal, Elder Home Abuse Laws

Where To Report Elder Neglect And Abuse In Iowa – Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

Iowa Seal, Elder Home Abuse LawsTo report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Iowa:

  • 1-800-362-2178 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home).
  • 1-877-686-0027 (For suspected elder mistreatment in long-term care facilities).

To reach the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, telephone 1-800-532-3213

Additional Information

Individuals wishing to report suspected elder mistreatment may telephone the state help line listed above, or visit the Map of DHS Offices Link to contact specific county offices directly regarding suspected elder mistreatment in the home.

State elder abuse statistics and/or other publications, Available Here.

Iowa State Government Agencies

The following Iowa agencies can help you file a complaint against a nursing or long-term care facility, as well as provide you with additional information and support regarding senior neglect and abuse:

Iowa Laws and Regulations

The following laws were enacted to help protect seniors in Iowa against abuse:

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