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MUI Definitions and Reporting

Major Unusual Incidents: Classification and Definitions

Timely reporting of MUI’s help improve the quality of services for those we support and help keep them safe.  Our MUI team is here to help you understand what to report and when.  All roles and responsibilities of County Board staff and providers can be found in the MUI Rule.  Also, check out the other resources found in the Department of Developmental Disabilities Health and Safety Toolkit. If you still have questions please contact us. Read More ›

DODD Health and Safety Alert: Staying Safe on Social Media and Online

Because of the internet’s accessibility, people with developmental disabilities need to be mindful of how others might use the internet’s capabilities to steal from or harass them. Direct support professionals and families can help keep people safe using these tips. Find out how

Health and Welfare Alert – September 1

This alert provides critical information to caregivers about misappropriation. In 2016, there were 901 substantiated, or confirmed, theft allegations involving people with developmental disabilities in Ohio.

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Health and Welfare Alert July 18

This alert provides critical information to caregivers about the types of transitions of care people with developmental disabilities can experience, and how those changes can pose significant risk to health and safety without effective communication.

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