January 16, 2019
According to a recent news release, the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) achieved reaccreditation for Person-Centered Excellence Network Accreditation from The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).
August 27, 2018
he National Core Indicators (NCI) released a data highlight titled “How Can States Learn from State and National NCI Results to Reduce and Manage the Risk of Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of Adults with I/DD?” The highlight speaks to the 2016-2017 Adult Consumer Survey Data, which indicates that 20% of respondents felt afraid in at least one setting such as in their home, day program, at work, walking in their neighborhood, and/or in transport. State results ranged from a low of 5% of people reporting the felt afraid in at least one setting, to a high of 36% of people reporting the same.
November 20, 2017
NASDDDS has recently issued a report on the Incident Management Systems and Mortality Reporting in Select State Intellectual/Developmental Disability Systems.
February 9, 2017
DC launched Financially Fit DC, a comprehensive financial literacy program designed to empower all DC residents to take control of their financial health.
November 16, 2016
CMS has issued a RFI with a broad request for additional reforms and policy options to accelerate the provision of HCBS to Medicaid beneficiaries.