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DSPs Make Happy Happen Direst support professionals (DSP) make happy happen by working with the individuals we serve every day. September 16 marked Direct Support Staff Recognition Day, a day to pause and thank DSPs for all they do. To celebrate the day, the Ohio Association of Direct Support Professionals (OADSP) hosted the 6th Annual […]

Competitve Grant Opportunity: Developing Capacity Through Trauma Informed Care

A competitive grant opportunity, Developing Capacity Through Trauma Informed Care, seeks to increase the number of Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) residential provider agencies who have implemented a trauma-informed approach, and are committed to serving people with complex support needs; this will result in better outcomes for people and organizations. Awardees agree to develop and […]

PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day – October 9

October 9 is PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day. The PANDAS Network established the day to increase awareness of PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections) and PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome). The Annual Awareness Day began in 2013, and is gaining momentum across the country. The PANDAS Network estimates that PANDAS/PANS affects as many as […]

ICF Pre-Admission Counseling Referral Process – Effective September 29

A change to the Ohio Revised Code designed to ensure individuals considering moving into a large Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) and their families are aware of their options goes into effect September 29. Admissions as Resident in an ICF/IID in Peer Group 1, (O.R.C. § 5124.68) requires that County Boards complete a new pre-admission counseling process […]

New Health and Welfare Alert: Transition Planning

With any major transition, health and safety needs must be given top priority. A new Health and Welfare Alert – Transition Planning (#44-09-15) – focuses on ways to help individuals safely change providers, services, or settings. The Alert covers what types of changes could require a transition plan, things to know before the transition, things […]