Elder Abuse Prevention | Features | CDC - adult abuse and protection

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Adult Abuse and Prevention | DSHS adult abuse and protection


Adult Protective Services receives and investigates reports of allegations of abuse, abandonment, neglect, self-neglect and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults living in the community and in facilities. Report abuse if you suspect a vulnerable adult is being harmed.

Elder abuse is "a single, or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation.

APS's mission is to protect older adults and persons with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation by investigating and providing or arranging for.