Who will APS evaluate?

Adults aged 60 years and older or adults aged 18 to 59 years who have a combination of a disability and the inability to protect their own interest or who have an inability to carry out normal activities to protect their rights, including but not limited to, persons who have physical or developmental disabilities or whose physical or mental abilities have diminished because of age.

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1. Who will APS evaluate?
2. If the APS social worker confirms that a person is not safe in their home, can they remove him or her and place the person in a safer environment?
3. Does an APS worker locate housing for the homeless or individuals being evicted from their homes?
4. If I report my suspicions about an abuse, but do not have proof, what will happen to me? Can I remain anonymous?
5. If a client is too frail to handled their finances or resist undue influence and APS cannot get voluntary cooperation, does APS refer such cases for a conservatorship?
6. Does APS find caregivers to go into the home of a frail client?
7. What is an immediate response report?
8. How quickly can we expect a social worker to respond to a report that does not require immediate response?