Adult Protective Services helps to prevent or stop harm from occurring to vulnerable adults. Alaska law requires that protective services not interfere with the elderly or disabled adults who are capable of caring for themselves. Adult Protective Services investigates reports of harm involving seniors and other vulnerable adult suffering harm from abandonment, abuse, exploitation, neglect or self-neglect. This site provides information on how to file a report or ask for help, and gives examples of what is meant by abandonment, abuse, exploitation, neglect or self-neglect.
The Anchorage Ombudsman investigates complaints about municipal agencies, including the Anchorage Police Department, Adult Protective Services investigates allegations of abuse or neglect of vulnerable adults, including adults with disabilities and senior citizens. Call 907.269.3666 for information or to make a report of harm. DHSS recognizes Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska for advocacy: Nonprofit supports Alaskans, their families and caregivers. ANCHORAGE— Alaska’s Adult Protective Services unit today presented its Community Commitment Award to Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska for supporting Alaskans with Alzheimer’s or related dementia, and their caregivers, family and friends.
4,842 Adult Protective Service jobs available on Indeed.com. Apply to Protection Specialist, Adult Protective Services is seeking Social Service Investigators to join our team in the Seattle and Renton offices. Anchorage, AK +7 locations. $3,976 - $4,574 a month. Sep 05, 2014 · See more of Alaska Health and Social Services on Facebook. Log In. or. DHSS Adult Protective Services gave Officer Shackelford and the team a Community Commitment Award today at Adult Protective Services' Anchorage resource fair for vulnerable adults. The plaque isn't very big, but the gratitude behind it is huge.
Adult Protective Services. Adult Protective Services investigators protect vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation by coordinating with mental health, public health, law enforcement, the probate courts, the aging network, community groups and the general public. Adult Protective Services responsibilities include: Investigating reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults who are elderly or have disabilities. Conducting investigations and providing services when those adults live in the community. Educating the public about prevention of elder abuse.