Highlights: Safeguarding adults | SCIE - adult protection cases

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Examples of APS Cases | National Adult Protective Services Association adult protection cases


Cases reported to adult protective services programs involve abuse, neglect, exploitation and/or self-neglect. Often, cases are reported with multiple concerns, .

In all cases, Social Work will look into the matter in more detail. Social Worker may suggest that a case conference is the best way to support and protect you.

The Board is required to commission Safeguarding Adults Reviews (SARs) for any cases meeting the criteria for these. The Care Act 2014 introduced SARs.

Wherever possible any safeguarding plan for the adult should be developed in partnership with them, taking into account.

Adult Protective Services (APS) are those services provided to ensure the safety exploitation or neglect, investigating these reports, case planning, monitoring.