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HHSC Review of Adult Protective Services

On April 14, 2004, Governor Rick Perry issued Executive Order RP33 directing the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to oversee the systemic reform of the Adult Protective Services (APS) program of the Department of Family and Protective Services. The executive order was motivated by reports that indicated serious fundamental and systemic problems within the APS program.

Governor's Executive Order

News releases:

Nov. 15, 2004, Adult Protective Services Reform Plan Reduces Caseloads

July 23, 2004, Experienced Manager Chosen to Lead Adult Protective Services

July 13, 2004, HHSC Outlines Steps to Improve Adult Protective Services

May 19, 2004, HHSC Orders Changes to Improve Adult Protective Services

April 23, 2004, New Technology to Help Adult Protective Services Caseworkers

April 14, 2004, HHSC Sends Team to Examine Adult Protective Services in El Paso

Presentations:

Sept. 28, 2004, Presentation to the House Committee on Human Services (PDF)

June 23, 2004, Presentation to House Committee on Human Services (PDF)

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