Adult Protective Services (APS) meets the needs of vulnerable adults and helps protect them from abuse, neglect and exploitation. Eligibility includes persons who are: 18 years of age or older and have a substantial functional or mental impairment (a condition that impairs a person's ability to live independently or provide self-care without. Arizona Adult Protective Services (APS) is a program within the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) responsible for investigating allegations of abuse, exploitation and neglect of vulnerable adults. APS may become involved when there is an allegation of self-neglect which is when an adult with physical or mental impairments is unable to.
Services Delivered by Adult Protective Services Community Outreach and Education. APS provides training to the staff of community-based providers and other community groups to prevent and reduce the abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable adults and to increase appropriate referrals when maltreatment is a concern. New Idaho APS News. The Idaho Commission on Aging provides a secure Adult Protective Services (APS) online system for mandated reporters and financial institutions to report suspicions of abuse, neglect, self-neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable adults age 18 years and older.
Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of , the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, ADES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Adult Protective Services (APS) is a state mandated program provided without regard to income to assist vulnerable adults in our community. Services are aimed at .
County departments of social services receive and evaluate reports to determine whether disabled adults are in need of protective services. County agencies protect adults by: Receiving reports and evaluating the need for protective services; Planning with the disabled adult, family or caregiver to identify and prevent abuse, neglect or exploitation. The service plan may include crisis intervention and arranging for and coordinating any of the following services: adult day care, companionship, counseling, homemaker, home health care, home-delivered meals, long-term services and supports or, if necessary, emergency convalescent placement.