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State Board of Social Services


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Adult Protective Services [22 VAC 40 ‑ 740]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation establishes guidelines and expectations relative to 1) the receipt, investigation, and disposition of reports of adult abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation, and 2) the provision of adult protective services (APS) to adults found to need protection. The regulation describes authorized disclosure of confidential information from APS records.
State Authority 63.2-217 and 63.2-1603 through through 63.2-63.2-1610
Federal Authority Title XX of the Social Security Act, Section 2001, number (3)
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation The regulation is designed to set a base for statewide consistence and quality in implementing the APS program. The regulation is intended to facilitate timely intervention on behalf of vulnerable adults who are victims of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The effectiveness of the regulation is assured through case monitoring and training of APS workers in the local departments of social services.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Moniko Coleman  / Board Liaison
Address: 801 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: moniko.coleman@dss.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)726-7512    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend APS regulation to comport with recodification of ยง 37.2-1000 et seq.
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/19/2012.
Amend APS Regulation to Comport with 2012 Legislation
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/15/2012.
Amend Adult Protective Services regulations to comport with legislation adopted in 2009
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/1/2009.
Implement 2004 APS Legislation Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/1/2007.
Technical Amendments Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2004.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Adult Protective Services Proposed Stage withdrawn on 10/23/2013 after the comment period had ended.