Adult Protective Services

North Country News
9:30 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Groups Say Deal in Suit Over Abuse Investigations

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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.

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North Country News
3:15 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Big Data Gaps Make Vermont APS Review Difficult

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.

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.

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