Archives by Month: August 2022

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Alert: Shunt Care

Hydrocephalus (a condition where there is extra cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain) is usually treated by surgically placing a shunt near the brain or spinal cord. A shunt allows the extra CSF to flow from the brain to another part of the body.

If the shunt is not working properly (no matter how long it has been in place) and not treated promptly, it can result in permanent neurological (brain) damage or death.

Learn the important symptoms to look for in any individual with a brain shunt. Read More ›

MUI Investigative Agent Jamie Garden.

Staff Spotlight: Jamie Garden

Meet Summit DD Investigative Agent, Jamie Garden. Read More ›

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Tips for Creating a Collaborative Prevention Plan

Best Practices show using a team approach to develop a Prevention Plan is crucial for a strong plan. Follow these simple tips to create an effective and collaborative Prevention Plan.
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DSP Neglect Prevention

Neglect cases are on the rise. Learn how you and your team can help prevent Neglect and keep those we serve safe. Read More ›

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