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Protecting Vulnerable Adults From Abuse

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Vulnerable Adult Abuse

Abuse of vulnerable adults takes many forms and is widespread and often unreported.

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According to Carol Lieske, HHSS program manager, "The actions of a concerned friend or neighbor could make the difference between protecting the vulnerable adult and leaving that person in a situation where they are frightened or in danger."

HHSS Adult Protective Services (APS) responds to reports of adult abuse or neglect that include: