In 2010, the Adult Protective Services (APS) Law (Act 70 of 2010) was enacted to protect adults between the ages of 18 and 59 with a physical or mental disability that limits one or more major life activities. The APS Law establishes a program of protective services in order to detect, prevent, reduce and eliminate abuse, neglect, exploitation. Older Adults Protective Services Act (OAPSA) • How to Recognize & Identify Abuse • Understand When, Where and How to Report Abuse. The PA Older Adults Protective Services Act (OAPSA) Voluntary Reporting General Public Background Checks for LTC employees • When a person misuses or takes the assets of a vulnerable adult for his/her.
Blair County 1 2 3. Funding provided by About the cover photographs: 1. Railroad bridge over Susquehanna River, Harrisburg, PA Credit: Commonwealth Media Services 2. A bronze statue of Maj. Gen. G. K. Warren surveys the battle eld at Little Round Top, Gettysburg National Military Park. Issues & Projects. Pennsylvania Health Law Project pays special attention to vulnerable populations in need of assistance, and has dedicated resources to the initiatives and projects listed below. Following the passage of Act 56 of 2007, In Greene County (Southwest PA) in particular, PHLP works intensively with consumers to educate them.
comparing local data to state data. State-level “All Grades” data are most useful when the county data are available for all four grades, meet the minimum cutoff for the total number of participants, and have a similar distribution of participants to the state. County 2011 County 2013 County 2015 State 2015. PA Association of County Affiliated Homes (PACAH) Michael Yantis PA Department of Health -v- Alternates abused, neglected, exploited or abandoned adults, through a statutory framework for protective services and Act 24 of 1992,11 which amended 20 Pa.C.S. Chapter 55 to authorize both.