Risk management expectations
South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
Risk management--South Carolina
DDSN and its provider network have a responsibility to prevent, as much as possible, the occurrence of unfavorable events in the lives of people served. Examples of unfavorable events for people supported include the following: abuse, mistreatment, exploitation, critical incidents, accidents/injuries, medication errors, preventable illnesses, preventable restraints, and preventable deaths. It is very important that service providers have reliable systems for reporting, analyzing, and following up on unfavorable events for people supported.
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