In , the Arizona Legislature passed the Adult Protective Services Act to provide protection for vulnerable adults who are 18 years of age or older. This law gave the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), Adult Protective Services program (APS), the authority to receive and assess reports of abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable adults. Arizona Adult Protective Services (APS) is a program within the DES Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) and is responsible for investigating allegations of abuse, exploitation and neglect of vulnerable adults. File a Report. By phone: Monday - Friday: a.m. - p.m.
Adult protective services information; confidentiality; allowed disclosures; violation; classification. A. Unless otherwise provided by law, all personally identifying information concerning any person who is involved in an adult protective services program, including the reporting source's identity, other than a perpetrator against whom an allegation of abuse, . A.R.S. § is the guiding authority for the confidentiality of Adult Protective Services (APS) records. All information that is gathered or created by APS and that is contained in an APS record is considered confidential and may not be released except as specified by A.R.S. §
Adult protective services registry (Please see note below) Arizona Revised Statute Adult protective services information; confidentiality; allowed disclosure; violation; classification: Arizona Revised Statute Multidisciplinary adult protection team; duties; confidentiality; definition: Arizona Revised Statute Jun 20, · This is to encourage doctors or other medical professionals to report suspicions of abuse without fear of breaching any professional obligations of confidentiality or any privacy laws relating to medical records. To initiate a report of elder abuse or abuse of a vulnerable adult, contact your local Adult Protective Services office.