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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 30. Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
Chapter 100. Chapter 100 Adult Protective Services

22VAC30-100-30. Application for the Provision of Services.

A. Local departments are authorized to receive and investigate reports of suspected adult abuse, neglect and exploitation pursuant to Article 2 (§ 63.2-1603 et seq.) of Chapter 16 of Title 63.2 of the Code of Virginia.

B. Upon completion of the investigation and the determination that the adult is in need of protective services, the adult protective services worker must obtain an application signed by the adult in need of services or his representative prior to service provision.

C. The application process is designed to assure the prompt provision of needed adult protective services including services to adults who are not able to complete and sign a service application.

D. Persons who may complete and sign an application for adult protective services on behalf of an adult who needs the service include:

1. The adult who will receive the services or the adult's legally appointed guardian or conservator;

2. Someone authorized by the adult; or

3. The local department.

Statutory Authority

§ 51.5-131 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 1397(3).

Historical Notes

Former 22VAC40-740-31, derived from Volume 23, Issue 10, eff. March 1, 2007; renumbered as 22VAC30-100-30, Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 01, eff. October 9, 2013.

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