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Arkansas Department of Human Services            Arkansas Adult Protective Services- Making A Difference!

 
 1-800-482-8049 - Adult Abuse Hotline
 
What we Do.
   
Who
Who are we talking about 
APS History
How APS Services Evolved
Self Neglect
Self Neglect
Dementia
Dementia
Families and Dementia
Families and  Dementia
Staff
Adult Protection Staff
Who Reports
Anyone or Mandated?
 

Who are we talking about?

Endangered Adults

An adult eighteen (18) years of age or older who is found to be in a situation or condition which poses an imminent risk of death or serious bodily harm to that person and who demonstrates the lack of capacity to comprehend the nature and consequences of remaining in that situation or condition.

A resident eighteen (18) years of age or older of a licensed long-term care facility who is found to be in a situation or condition which poses an imminent risk of death or serious bodily harm to that person and who demonstrates the lack of capacity to comprehend the nature and consequences of remaining in the that situation or condition.

Impaired Adults  

A person eighteen (18) years or older who as a result of mental or physical impairment is unable to protect himself or herself from abuse, sexual abuse, neglect or exploitation and as a consequence thereof is endangered.


Arkansas Department of Human Services            Arkansas Adult Protective Services- Making A Difference!