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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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Free Neglect Training for Providers

Summit County is seeing an increase in the number of Neglect MUIs this year. Summit DD’s MUI team is offering a free training for Providers to address the causes and help curb this emerging trend. Read More ›

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2023 Annual MUI Stakeholders Meeting

The Summit County MUI Stakeholders Committee met on July 10, 2023, to discuss MUI data and trends from the 2022 calendar year. Get the latest on their findings. Read More ›

COVID & Flu Prevention

It is that time of year again, when the Flu and COVID vaccinations may be needed for those we serve. Get the latest guidance from the CDC to protect yourself and those you serve this season. Read More ›

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