Fall Prevention

Direct support professionals (DSPs) are uniquely positioned to actively assess a person with disabilities’ risks for falling and to support them to get assistance and teach them prevention strategies. Falls were the second leading cause of accidental deaths for Ohioans with developmental disabilities in 2020. Read this alert about preventing falls. Read More ›

Summit DD COVID Response Team Update and Upcoming Provider Meeting

As a result of a rise in positive COVID-19 cases and exposure situations, Summit DD is restarting its COVID Response Team. Effective September 1st if a person served and/or staff tests positive for COVID-19 or is exposed, please notify Summit DD one of two ways:  Read More ›

Workforce Emergency Planning and Notification

An important message from Community Supports and Development Director, Drew Williams regarding emergency staffing: Read More ›

Drowning Prevention

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) play a powerful role in water safety and drowning prevention. Read this Health and Welfare Alert about drowning prevention. Read More ›

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