Adult Protective Services also known as APS investigates situations involving seniors age 65 and older , and dependent adults age and physically or mentally impaired who are reported to be endangered by physical, sexual or financial abuse, isolation, neglect, or self-neglect. Thank you for contacting LA. One of our Community Resource Advisers will contact you back very soon.
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Stan Lee was an icon in the Marvel comics universe. But in his later years, people Lee trusted allegedly stole money and assets from him and physically assaulted the co-creator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man and others. Lee died last November at age Last week, Lee's former business manager pleaded not guilty to elder abuse charges in an L.
After a report is filed, the social workers investigate the situation by conducting a home visit or some form of face- to-face contact with the abused, neglected, or exploited client. Social workers design a case plan and work in collaboration with community agencies, such as Senior Centers, Public Guardian, and the Department of Consumer Affairs. APS accepts reports from anyone who has knowledge of or has witnessed the abuse such as family, friends, and neighbors. All reports are confidential. By law, many organizations and individuals who are responsible for the care or custody of the elderly or dependent adults are required and mandated to report situations of abuse. These Mandated Reporters include the following:. APS also investigates reports of alleged abuse in homes, hospitals, health clinics, and hotels in situations where the abuser is not a member of the staff.
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