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Important 2023 Annual Analysis Reminder

As we look ahead to 2024, we want to remind everyone about the upcoming 2023 Annual Analysis. As a reminder, all providers need to conduct their 2023 MUI analysis by no later than 1/31/24 and then submit their analysis to Summit DD by no later than 2/28/24. Get the details. Read More ›

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MUI Staff Spotlight: John Snyder

Please welcome the newest member of our team, IA John Snyder. John is a licensed social worker who has worked in the DD field for over 20 years. He has worked in different roles in both the private and public sectors and has always strived to help individuals live their best life. Read More ›

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Annual Analysis Reminder

Each year, agency and independent providers are required to conduct an in-depth review and analysis of any MUIs that occurred during the previous calendar year (See section 5123-17-02(L) of the MUI Rule). The goal of this analysis is to identify agency-wide and individual-specific MUI trends & patterns, and then develop action plans to address and mitigate concerning trends. Read More ›

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Alert: Constipation and Bowel Obstructions

Talking about constipation can be embarrassing, but it is essential for good health, especially for those we support. A 2021 article* indicates that around 40% of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experienced constipation – which can severely impact a person’s quality of life. It’s important that you know how to monitor, document, and communicate concerns about constipation and bowel obstructions. By doing so, you could save a life and support people to be their healthiest. Read More ›

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