Office of Aging and Adult Services Region V

Address

One Lakeshore Drive, Suite 700
Lake Charles, LA 70629

(800) 898-4910

http://dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/faq/category/15

Date of Official Change:

December 7, 2015

AKA:

Adult / Elderly Protective Services / DHH / APS / EPS

Description:

Adult/Elderly Protective Services serves vulnerable adults ages 18 and over (and emancipated minors) who live in unlicensed and non-regulated settings, and also oversees the abuse policy in DHH administered facilities.

APS/EPS serves those adults who have a mental, developmental, or physical disability, persons with chronic disease, or frail elders, who have a limited ability to provide for their own care or protection.

APS/EPS is responsible for investigating reports and arranging for services to protect vulnerable adults/elders at risk of abuse, neglect, exploitation or extortion.

Hotline to report adult/elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation:

1-800-898-4910


We must protect our elderly and vulnerable adults by learning to recognize the signs of abuse, neglect, and exploitation:

Bruises and skin discoloration
Burns, welts, cuts, evidence of bites or bed sores
Visitors refused access to the house
Withdrawal (refusing to or not allowed to leave home)
Unclean, smelly, dirty or inadequate clothes
Weight loss, appears hungry, begging, or searching for food
No utilities
Unsanitary surroundings
Use of adult!€™s monies/resources by another
Withdrawal of money in substantial amounts
Restricted movement, locked in room


Cases involving persons who live in licensed settings, such as a nursing home or group home, should be reported to the DHH Health Standards Section at 1-888-810-1819.

Hours:

Hotline to report adult/elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation: 24/7
Region 5 Office Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Languages:

English

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

December 7, 2015

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

One Lakeshore Drive, Suite 700
Lake Charles, LA 70629

Contacts

Available Staff

Primary Contact

24/7 Statewide number

to report adult/elder abuse

(800) 898-4910

Kellye Anderson

Regional Manager / Region 5

Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron & Jeff Davis

(337) 491-2199

OAASRegion5.Waiver@la.gov

Phone Numbers

Hotline to report adult/elder abuse

(800) 898-4910

Region 5 Office

(337) 491-2199

Region 5 Office Fax

(337) 491-2005

To report a nursing home or group home abuse

(888) 810-1819

Legal Status:

State

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

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    • Acadia County
      • Allen County
        • Ascension County
          • Assumption County
            • Avoyelles County
              • Beauregard County
                • Bienville County
                  • Bossier County
                    • Caddo County
                      • Calcasieu County
                        • Caldwell County
                          • Cameron County
                            • Catahoula County
                              • Claiborne County
                                • Concordia County
                                  • De Soto County
                                    • East Baton Rouge County
                                      • East Carroll County
                                        • East Feliciana County
                                          • Evangeline County
                                            • Franklin County
                                              • Grant County
                                                • Iberia County
                                                  • Iberville County
                                                    • Jackson County
                                                      • Jefferson County
                                                        • Jefferson Davis County
                                                          • Lafayette County
                                                            • Lafourche County
                                                              • La Salle County
                                                                • Lincoln County
                                                                  • Livingston County
                                                                    • Madison County
                                                                      • Morehouse County
                                                                        • Natchitoches County
                                                                          • Orleans County
                                                                            • Ouachita County
                                                                              • Plaquemines County
                                                                                • Pointe Coupee County
                                                                                  • Rapides County
                                                                                    • Red River County
                                                                                      • Richland County
                                                                                        • Sabine County
                                                                                          • Saint Bernard County
                                                                                            • Saint Charles County
                                                                                              • Saint Helena County
                                                                                                • Saint James County
                                                                                                  • Saint Landry County
                                                                                                    • Saint Martin County
                                                                                                      • Saint Mary County
                                                                                                        • Saint Tammany County
                                                                                                          • St John The Baptist County
                                                                                                            • Tangipahoa County
                                                                                                              • Tensas County
                                                                                                                • Terrebonne County
                                                                                                                  • Union County
                                                                                                                    • Vermilion County
                                                                                                                      • Vernon County
                                                                                                                        • Washington County
                                                                                                                          • Webster County
                                                                                                                            • West Baton Rouge County
                                                                                                                              • West Carroll County
                                                                                                                                • West Feliciana County
                                                                                                                                  • Winn County
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                                                                                                                                  Geography Served

                                                                                                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                                  • Louisiana
                                                                                                                                    • Acadia County
                                                                                                                                      • Allen County
                                                                                                                                        • Ascension County
                                                                                                                                          • Assumption County
                                                                                                                                            • Avoyelles County
                                                                                                                                              • Beauregard County
                                                                                                                                                • Bienville County
                                                                                                                                                  • Bossier County
                                                                                                                                                    • Caddo County
                                                                                                                                                      • Calcasieu County
                                                                                                                                                        • Caldwell County
                                                                                                                                                          • Cameron County
                                                                                                                                                            • Catahoula County
                                                                                                                                                              • Claiborne County
                                                                                                                                                                • Concordia County
                                                                                                                                                                  • De Soto County
                                                                                                                                                                    • East Baton Rouge County
                                                                                                                                                                      • East Carroll County
                                                                                                                                                                        • East Feliciana County
                                                                                                                                                                          • Evangeline County
                                                                                                                                                                            • Franklin County
                                                                                                                                                                              • Grant County
                                                                                                                                                                                • Iberia County
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Iberville County
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Jackson County
                                                                                                                                                                                      • Jefferson County
                                                                                                                                                                                        • Jefferson Davis County
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lafayette County
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lafourche County
                                                                                                                                                                                              • La Salle County
                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lincoln County
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Livingston County
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Madison County
                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Morehouse County
                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Natchitoches County
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Orleans County
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ouachita County
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Plaquemines County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pointe Coupee County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rapides County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Red River County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Richland County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sabine County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Saint Bernard County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Saint Charles County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Saint Helena County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Saint James County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Saint Landry County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Saint Martin County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Saint Mary County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Saint Tammany County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • St John The Baptist County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tangipahoa County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Tensas County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Terrebonne County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Union County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Vermilion County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vernon County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Washington County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Webster County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • West Baton Rouge County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • West Carroll County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • West Feliciana County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Winn County
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