Adult Protective Services

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Adult Protective Services Plan Released to the Public

By | March 5th, 2020|General|

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and the Department of Economic Security (DES) are pleased to announce the release of the Adult Protective Services (APS) Action Plan. APS is a DES program that has the authority to receive and assess reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable adults. On January 23, DES and [...]

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Hitting Our Mark at Showtime

By | February 28th, 2013|Licensing|

Last Saturday our Licensing team hit the mark at Showtime- when it matters most.  After hearing that the Fountain Retirement Hotel had put residents on notice it was closing, we immediately became concerned that staff would stop showing up, food and medication would not be given out, and the residents would be turned out into the [...]

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Assisted Living Technical Assistance

By | March 8th, 2011|Licensing|

Our Assisted Living Licensing Office is working hard to get the message out about important (and exciting) changes taking place in the program, like our new Online Renewal System.  Representatives from the Office are meeting with the Arizona Board of Examiners of Nursing Care Institution Administrators and Assisted Living Facility Managers, the Long Term Care [...]

Health and Safety of Residential Clients Protected

By | August 17th, 2010|General|

Last month, the City of Phoenix submitted a complaint against a supervisory care center in Phoenix, alleging neglect of the residents.  Our team from Assisted Living Licensing worked with the Phoenix Police Department, Phoenix Fire Department, and a Phoenix neighborhood association to conduct an investigation of the supervisory care center.  The investigation substantiated that approximately [...]