Dec 01, 2015 · Find out about the Office of the Public Guardian's policy on protecting adults at risk of abuse or neglect. deputies appointed by the Court of Protection; Adult safeguarding: updated Author: Office of The Public Guardian. Policy: 1.1 Authorization of the Adult Protection Policy Manual Effective date: February 8, 2011 Version: New Policy Approved by: Kevin McNamara, Deputy Minister, Department of Health and Wellness Signature: Original signed by Kevin McNamara 1.1 POLICY Introduction The Government of Nova Scotia proclaimed the Adult Protection Act in January 1986.
Minnesota’s state policy is to provide safe environments and services for vulnerable adults and protective services for vulnerable adults who have been maltreated. The Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) provides a toll-free number, 1-844-880-1574, the general public can call to report suspected maltreatment of vulnerable adults. Adult Protective Services. The Adult Protective Services program was established to investigate reports and provide intervention and protection to vulnerable adults who are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. APS field investigators operate out of the offices of county prosecutors throughout the state.
Adult protection services Emergency reports. Do not use email in emergency situations or to make a vulnerable adult report. For an immediate response—24 hours a day, seven days a week—call 844-880-1574 to reach the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center.