Ga. health legislation: Winners and losers

...provided funding for the addition of eight GBI agents to focus on fighting elder abuse, and money to hire 11 Adult Protective Services caseworkers. And with House Bill 72, law enforcement and regulators will gain more tools to fight elder abuse...

Mandatory overtime ordered for Georgia child protective services agency to resolve large case backlog

...eliminates a backlog of child protective services investigations.More than 3,300 Georgia child protective services investigations are overdue...Investigations into child protective services complaints are supposed to...

Across the region

...Flournoy-Bell also has been charged with running an unlicensed care home. The men were taken into custody by Adult Protective Services after being treated.Atlanta Zoo receives $20 million grantATLANTA - Atlanta's zoo has received a $20 million...

Woman helps former addicts by sharing story

...came home a week later. Kate and her brother were put into foster care while her mother was investigated by Child Protective Services.Her brother became angrier and angrier and took his frustrations out on the family pets, sometimes killing them...

Children's services scrutinized

...force and reform in child protective services. Now, with the deaths of...recommendations on improving child protective services, is looking for ideas wherever...Institute by the Georgia Child Protective Services Task Force. "If they haven't...

Task force help OK'd by DFCS

...child falls through the child protective services system. On Friday, local...child is tracked through the protective services system. Critical information...thoughts about Augusta's child protective services. In March, Richmond County...

Infant cocaine case prompts aunt's reply

...mother said Friday that she is glad local child protective services are reviewing how they handle cases. But she regrets...agency to ensure children are not failed by the protective services system. The task force is working to get cell...

Caseloads concerning elderly growing

...Atlanta for the state's Adult Protective Services. "You get in and get out...past 15 years has the Adult Protective Services program made the Georgia Department...Martha Allen, who heads Adult Protective Services. "They may be old and sick...

Bomb scare caused by fake training tools

...bombs that the department's Protective Services Division, which is in charge...Mr. Stewart was correct. Protective Services called SLED about 1:15 p...Stewart said he was told that a Protective Services employee "who left under...

Mandatory overtime ordered for Ga. DFCS workers

...eliminates a backlog of child protective services investigations. More than 3,300 Georgia child protective services investigations are overdue...Investigations into child protective services complaints are supposed to...