Adult Protective Services http://wamc.org en Groups Say Deal in Suit Over Abuse Investigations http://wamc.org/post/groups-say-deal-suit-over-abuse-investigations <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont Legal Aid and Disability Rights Vermont say they have settled a lawsuit with the state Adult Protective Services Division over a backlog of investigations. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 01:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 72424 at http://wamc.org Groups Say Deal in Suit Over Abuse Investigations Big Data Gaps Make Vermont APS Review Difficult http://wamc.org/post/big-data-gaps-make-vermont-aps-review-difficult <p></p><p>Vermont has made big progress in clearing up a backlog of investigations by the division of state government that investigates reports of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of the elderly and other vulnerable adults.<br><br>But there's concern that the Adult Protective Services division of the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living may be clearing the backlog in part by being too selective in taking new cases. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 08:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 56560 at http://wamc.org