Rule 5123-2-03 | Quality assurance.
(A) The Ohio department of developmental disabilities promotes services, supports, and activities that enhance the quality of life for Ohioans with developmental disabilities with regard to:
(1) Rights as set forth in section 5123.62 of the Revised Code;
(3) Physical well-being;
(4) Emotional well-being;
(5) Material well-being;
(6) Personal development;
(7) Interpersonal relationships; and
(8) Social inclusion.
(B) The department employs multiple processes, set forth in administrative rules, to achieve quality outcomes for individuals who receive services:
(1) Rule 5123-2-04 of the Administrative Code (compliance reviews of certified providers);
(2) Rule 5123-4-01 of the Administrative Code (accreditation of county boards of developmental disabilities);
(3) Rule 5123-17-02 of the Administrative Code (major unusual incidents and unusual incidents);
(4) Rule 5123:2-1-11 of the Administrative Code (service and support administration);
(5) Rule 5123:2-2-01 of the Administrative Code (provider certification);
(6) Rule 5123:2-2-05 of the Administrative Code (employment first);
(7) Rule 5123:2-2-06 of the Administrative Code (behavioral support);
(8) Rule 5123:2-2-07 of the Administrative Code (personal funds);
(9) Chapter 5123:2-3 of the Administrative Code (residential facilities licensed pursuant to section 5123.19 of the Revised Code);
(10) Rule 5123:2-6-07 of the Administrative Code (performance of health-related activities and administration of medication);
(11) Rule 5123:2-9-02 of the Administrative Code (suitability of service settings); and
(12) Rule 5123:2-9-11 of the Administrative Code (free choice of providers).
(C) Additionally, the department participates in "National Core Indicators," a collaboration among state agencies that serve individuals with developmental disabilities, the "National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services," and the "Human Services Research Institute," which offers a systemic approach to performance and outcome measurement.
(D) Individuals who receive services, legal guardians, or family members may request a review of services or may request the results of prior reviews that have been conducted. In response, the department may initiate or conduct a review, request that a review be conducted by a county board of developmental disabilities, or take other appropriate action.