Archives by Day: April 8, 2022

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A Guide to Law Enforcement Notification for Providers

Reporting MUIs in a timely manner is key to ensuring long-term health and safety. However, there are some situations that call for law enforcement intervention to ensure immediate safety. Providers are required to immediately report any MUI allegation that may have a criminal component to Law Enforcement. (OAC 5123-17-02(E)(1)) This notification needs to be within the first 4 hours a provider is aware of a suspected allegation.

This is critical to the welfare of those we support. Do you and your staff know who to call if you encounter a suspected MUI with a criminal component? Read More ›

Takeaways from Summit DD 2021 Annual MUI Review and Stakeholder’s Meeting

Each year, county boards are required to hold an Annual MUI Stakeholder’s meeting to discuss the previous year’s MUI data (Per OAC 5123-17-02(L)). On March 28, 2022, Summit DD’s stakeholder committee met to discuss the 2021 MUI data. Read More ›

Troubling Trends: How to Mitigate the Rise in Physical and Verbal Abuse Cases

As we begin the second quarter of 2022, allegations of Physical and Verbal Abuse are unfortunately trending very high. Below is some data about this troubling trend and some tips to help prevent future allegations. With your help, we hope to bring this trend down. Read More ›

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A Refresher Guide to UI Logs

What type of incidents go into UI Logs?

Each month, providers are required to complete and retain UI Logs of all Unusual incidents as defined in OAC 5123-17-02(M). These logs contain incidents such as: Read More ›

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