NAPSA is happy to announce the publication in JEAN of Adult Protective Services Training: A Brief Report on the State of the Nation by Pi-Ju (Marian) Liu and Leslie Ross which summarizes Adult Protective Services training provided to workers across the nation, using survey results from NAPSA. Click here to download the paper without fees. Adult Protective Services (APS) is dedicated to serving vulnerable adults. We investigate reports about abuse, abandonment, neglect, exploitation and self-neglect of vulnerable adults in Washington State. We collaborate with other agencies to offer protective services as needed. Our goal is to promote lives free of harm while respecting individual choice.
Adult Protective Services program provides emergency intervention to dependent adults and seniors. APS investigates allegations of abuse, intervenes when necessary, and provides community resources and education. Services are provided without regard to income, to assure that elderly and dependent adults who live in the community and who are in. Adult Protective Services (APS) is the state entity charged with investigating all reports of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation of older persons (65+) or an adult (18+) with a disability who do not reside in long-term care facilities pursuant to the Disabled Adults and Elder .
Jun 07, · Adult Protective Services is a state-run social services program that ensures the safety and protection of the elderly and adults with disabilities (the National Adult Protective Services Association [NAPSA], n.d.a). It is legally required in all states. In some situations not all criteria for Adult Protective Services are met, however it is probable some intervention is needed. In those situations the individual must meet the following criteria: The individual must be eighteen (18) years of age or older or if under the age of eighteen, must be legally emancipated.
What Happens After You Contact Adult Protective Services (APS) APS will take the report and investigate if APS has jurisdiction and the adult is considered a vulnerable adult. An APS investigator will: conduct a home visit, usually unannounced;.