Adult Protective Intervention/Investigation

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    Programs that investigate and intervene on behalf of adults who are unable to act on their own behalf, manage their own affairs, or who are in immediate danger due to physical or emotional abuse, unsafe or hazardous living conditions, exploitation, neglect or abandonment. Services may include removal of the individual to safer surroundings, authorization for medical treatment and other available services necessary to remove the conditions which have created a threat to life. Included are programs that receive reports of and investigate elder abuse involving noninstitutionalized adults.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adult Protective Services, Aging & Independence Services, Health and Human Services Agency, County of San DiegoInvestigates reports of abuse, assisting older adults (65+) and dependent adults (18 to 64) who are harmed or threatened with harm.CentralAdult Protective ServicesAging & Independence Services (AIS), Health and Human Services Agency, County of San Diego
    Adult Protective Services, Social Services Department, County of ImperialAdult Protective Services (APS) responds to reports of suspected abuse and/or exploitation of the elderly and dependent adults in Imperial County. APS social workers work with family members and coordinate various community resources to help resolve current issues and prevent future instances of abuse. Adult Protective ServicesSocial Services Department, County of Imperial
    Public Conservator (PC), Public Administrator, Guardian and Conservator, Health and Human Services, County of San DiegoInvestigates referrals for LPS conservatorships to arrange placement and mental health treatment for adults and children who are gravely disabled (unable or unwilling to provide for basic food, shelter, and clothing needs) as a result of a mental disorder. Investigates and makes recommendations to the Superior Court regarding a variety of matters that relate to the conservatees. Determines whether legal criteria are met to request court-ordered psychiatric evaluations of individuals with mental illness. Provides information and referrals to the community.North CentralPublic Conservator (PC)Public Administrator, Guardian and Conservator, Health and Human Services, County of San Diego
    Public Guardian Conservatorship Assistance, Health and Human Services Agency, County of San Diego, County Operations Center-AnnexActs as court-appointed conservator for individuals regarding their person and/or their estate and can make medical decisions for someone who has been found by the court to be unable to care for themselves. Arranges for the client's personal care and protection, decides where the client will live, and makes arrangements for the client's healthcare, meals, clothing, personal care, housekeeping, transportation, and recreation. Manages the client's finances, locates and takes control of the client's assets including real property, collects income due to the client, pays the client's bills, invests the client's money, and protects the client's assets.North CentralPublic Guardian (PG), Conservator AssistancePublic Administrator, Guardian and Conservator, Health and Human Services, County of San Diego

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