An overview of adult protective services and what they can do for elderly individuals. to investigate the case and establish a relationship with the potential victim. Some states also protect the person making the report from civil and criminal.
Protection from civil and criminal liability, as well as professional disciplinary action; Protection for providing information, records or services related to a report.
The Adult Protective Services program was established to investigate reports and All persons are required by law to report all cases of suspected abuse, neglect your report confidential and will not disclose your name without a court order.
Adult Protective Services (APS) programs promote the safety, independence, and If it is, develops a case plan, with the client, to stop the abuse, and to address the from social services, criminal and civil justice, mental health, medicine.