Protecting Vulnerable Adults From Abuse
Vulnerable Adult Abuse
Abuse of vulnerable adults takes many forms and is widespread and often unreported.
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: