As a professional, you play an important role in winter safety. People with developmental disabilities are at high risk for injury due to falls and exposure to inclement weather. Those providing care can reduce these risks and seek immediate medical care when needed. You can help people be prepared for colder weather, make safe decisions about what to wear, when to stay in, how to prevent falling, and safeguard against house fires. There are a lot of things to consider, and we appreciate all your efforts to make sure people are safe and happy this winter season. Read More ›
Summit County transportation providers
Last week the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities rescinded all guidance associated with Non-Medical Transportation. This was in addition to the change made previously which removed the requirement that providers submit an assurance form for transportation services. In the communication which acknowledged the withdrawing of the guidance, DoDD advised County Boards of DD and providers to use information from other sources such as the Ohio Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control to develop safe transportation protocols.
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