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Table of Contents

About these Policy Guidelines

  1. Program History
  • Overview
  • Legislation
  1. Program Objectives
  2. Guiding Principles
  3. The Client
  • Eligibility for the APSW Program
  • Applying for the APSW Program
  • Exceptional Circumstances
  • Voluntary Relationship
  1. The Adult Protective Service Worker
  • Mandate
  • Overview of Functions
  • Advocacy
  • Case Management
  • Limitations to the Role of the APSW
  • Caseload
  • Developing Community Capacity and Inter-Agency Relationships
  1. Sponsoring Agencies
  • Recommended Procedures
  • The Adult Protective Service Manager
  • Staff Development
  1. Program Administration
  • Recommended Procedures
  • Serious Occurrence Reporting
  • Regulation on Quality Assurance Measures
  • Records
  1. Useful Weblinks
  2. Glossary of Terms

Revised: October 2012