Category Archives: Health and Safety Alerts

Preventative Care

Part of kicking off a new calendar year is making sure the people you serve are scheduled for routine screenings and renew their commitment to healthy living. Providers should also incorporate ways to make preventive health care more comfortable for the person. Making trips to the doctor or dentist more enjoyable and easy can help encourage the person to stay up to date with screenings and check-ups. Read More ›

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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Health and Welfare Alert June 13

This alert provides critical information to caregivers about smart habits to help prevent falls and statistics about how falls have affected the developmental disability community.

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