Georgia Adult Protective Services Failing, State Auditor Says.

February 14, 2020

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (2/14, Schrade) said a report by Georgia “state auditor Greg Griffin on Georgia’s Adult Protective Services system” showed that “Georgia’s system to protect seniors and vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation is failing and the breakdowns are causing additional harm.” The report showed that “one year, some 500 vulnerable adults facing serious situations waited three days or more before an investigator arrived,” and “APS employees also were rejecting reports that should have been investigated.”

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