This multi-disciplinary collaboration of professionals performs closed-session case reviews on a quarterly basis. All team activities are in accordance to Section 15 (b) of the Adult Protective Services Act [320 ILCS 20/15(b)].
The purpose of Fatality Review Teams is to (1) identify those responsible in serving victims of abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation, (2) improve the response of public services, and (3) enhance the coordination of systems in an effort to prevent similar outcomes in the future.
Formal recommendations and data are submitted to the Illinois Department on Aging.
State of Illinois – Fatality Review Team Advisory Council
State of Illinois – APS Fatality Review Team Manual (2016)
Current members include representatives from the following organizations:
Fatality Review Team Meeting Schedule & Agendas
Fatality Review Teams meet four times per year.
All meetings will be 2:30 – 4:30 pm at AgeOptions
1048 Lake St., Second Floor, Oak Park
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all meetings will be held virtually. Please see the meeting agendas for information on how to access the virtual open meeting.
*Non-invited, non-members may attend meetings according to the provisions of the Open Meetings Act but must leave the meeting prior to a closed session.