APS Urgent Response Guidelines The following guidelines indicate an urgent Response is needed: Abuse occurring at the time of referral Immediate medical attention is needed Threat of suicide of AV Threat of homicide to AV Alleged perpetrator exhibiting behavior which places AV in immediate danger AP currently has access to the AV in any situation […]
APS Forms & System
An introduction to the APS forms and computer system, including the purpose of each form or tab and the routing of each form.
APS Computer System Reference Guide Policy Number APS Computer System Tab Purpose of Section Timeframes 340:5-5-3 Assessment Documents client’s risk factors, needs, and capacity to consent Completed after face-to-face contact with client and interviews with collaterals. Must be completed within 60-calendar days from the date an APS referral is received 340:5-3-1 Client Details Documents the […]
Proper Documentation: A Key Topic in Training Programs for Elder Abuse Workers Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, Vol. 1 (3) 1989 © 1989 by the Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved. Melanie Hwalek, PhD Abstract. Over the past decade, almost all states in the U.S. have passed legislation related to elder abuse. Most of […]