This regulation establishes guidelines and expectations relative to 1) the receipt, investigation, and disposition of reports of adult abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation, and 2) the provision of adult protective services (APS) to adults found to need protection. The regulation describes authorized disclosure of confidential information from APS records.
Title XX of the Social Security Act, Section 2001, number (3)
|Exempt from APA
No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
|Text of Regulation
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|Goals of Regulation
The regulation is designed to set a base for statewide consistence and quality in implementing the APS program. The regulation is intended to facilitate timely intervention on behalf of vulnerable adults who are victims of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The effectiveness of the regulation is assured through case monitoring and training of APS workers in the local departments of social services.