Having a developmental disability might put a person at greater risk for falling if they have a vision impairment, muscle weakness, gait and balance difficulties, use multiple medications, or have a sedentary lifestyle.
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Providers of people with disabilities need to follow winter safety precautions to ensure people can manage seasonal challenges, such as travel and dangerous temperatures. Read more
Major Unusual Incidents: Classification and Definitions
Timely reporting of MUI’s help improve the quality of services for those we support and help keep them safe. Our MUI team is here to help you understand what to report and when. All roles and responsibilities of County Board staff and providers can be found in the MUI Rule. Also, check out the other resources found in the Department of Developmental Disabilities Health and Safety Toolkit. If you still have questions please contact us. Read More ›
This alert provides critical information to caregivers about misappropriation. In 2016, there were 901 substantiated, or confirmed, theft allegations involving people with developmental disabilities in Ohio.