Adult Protective Services Adult Protective Services (APS) receives reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of at-risk adults, conducts an investigation into the allegations, and implements services to reduce and prevent further mistreatment. Many of CDHS's programs for older adults, including Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado and the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, are managed through the State Unit on Aging (SUA). Click to learn more about how the SUA works and to download SUA documents.
Data Provided By; Senior Resource Development Agency: General Information; Description of Service: Protects at-risk adults who cannot protect themselves, which is defined as "an individual eighteen years of age or older who is susceptible to mistreatment or self-neglect because the individual is unable to perform or obtain services necessary for the individual's health, safety, or welfare or. If the county determines that the report involves an at-risk adult and mistreatment or self-neglect, they will initiate an investigation. For more information about Adult Protective Services please visit ColoradoAPS.com. Contact the Colorado APS Office at [email protected] with .
Adult Protection. Adult Protection (AP) serves as a program that helps connect the “at risk” adult with services and resources. An “at risk “ adult is defined as an individual 18 years of age or older who is susceptible to mistreatment or self-neglect because the individual is unable to perform or obtain services necessary for the individual’s health, safety and welfare. Adult Protective Services - Denver Human Services (DHS) Denver Human Services (DHS).