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A Report on the Cycle of Abuse, Neglect, and Injury at the Southwest Idaho Treatment Center DRI is the Protection and Advocacy (P&A) system for the State of Idaho. The P&A system was originally created to safeguard the well-being of individuals living in institutions. This remains a major focus of P&A activity today. As such, DRI monitors, investigates, and attempts to remedy adverse conditions in large and small, public and private, facilities that care for people with disabilities. DRI believes that people with disabilities are entitled to be free from abuse, neglect, exploitation, discrimination, and isolation, and are to be … Continue reading NO SAFE PLACE TO CALL HOME
Do I HAVE to get guardianship? MUST I have a guardian? We’ll help you answer these questions in a FREE half-day training* Supported Decision-Making in Action Statewide on November 30, 2018 Do I HAVE to get guardianship? Parents face this question day after day as their children with intellectual, developmental and mental health disabilities get older. Some people think they have no choice, that guardianship is their only option. MUST I have a guardian? Individuals with disabilities often have this question with nobody there to give them a straight answer. Most individuals feel they have no choice and others decide … Continue reading Free Training Supported Decision-Making in Action
Article_Supported Decision-Making** **An edited version of this article will be published in The Advocate