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 Persons Protection Act, O.C.G.A. §§ 30-5-1, et seq. TYPES OF ABUSE. Report Abuse of Elder Persons or Adults with Disabilities Report on the web: Click HereNote: The online reporting form is not compatible with Internet Explorer 10.
Feb 01, 2010 · Adobe Acrobat Format - 19KB. APSnewfactsheetSFY08.pdf (18.72 KB). Share This. Adult Protective Services uses a region-based multi-disciplinary approach to meet the needs of vulnerable disabled and senior adults in the State of Georgia. The toll-free number to report abuse is 1-888-774-0152 or in Metro Atlanta, 404-657-5250. Georgia Department of Human Resources Office of Communications www.dhr.georgia.gov February 2008.
The Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services, supports older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers through a variety of services, such as delivering meals to homes, providing legal assistance, and offering Medicare counseling. The division also investigates cases of abuse, neglect, and exploitation for both elder persons and adults with disabilities. Georgia Adult Protective Services Printer-friendly version. Adult Protective Services assist vulnerable and elder adults to stop and prevent abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Anyone can make a report about suspected abuse to the Hotline. Website.