WATERBURY, Conn., Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Therap's latest updates include a revised version of the Connecticut DDS 255M state form for recording medication error events. The information recorded on state specific section of Therap's incident reporting module called General Events Report (GER), then automatically generate the state's incident report which can then be printed for submission to the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services.
Connecticut provider agencies currently use Therap to meet documentations needs, including demographics, person centered individual support plans, care plans, medication administration records and progress notes. In addition, Therap's incident reporting tool is available to Connecticut providers for documenting reportable events including serious injuries, allegations of abuse, neglect or exploitation, missing person and death. Users are also able to report instances of medication error using the DDS Medication Error form available on the GER for users in Connecticut.
The updated state specific medication error form allows Connecticut providers to continue to utilize Therap for ongoing tracking and aggregating of their incidents for Quality Assurance purposes while also meeting state reporting requirements.
The Incident Reporting tool on Therap's disability software is used by agencies nationally to store and track incident reports on individuals they are providing support and care to. This tool is customized to support different state requirements and allows multiple related incidents to be recorded on one form. Medication errors can be logged along with notes that serve to convey review comments to the staff who filed the original report. The incident reporting features maintain multi level access control so that only supervisors and QA directors are able to read reports containing allegations of abuse, neglect or exploitation and names of staff responsible for medication errors.
Therap's HIPAA, ARRA and HITECH compliant Developmental Disabilities software applications are widely used in home and community-based services (HCBS), Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities and other LTSS provider settings for documentation, communication and reporting. The web based system by Therap provides person centered planning and assists with case management and eligibility assessments for support providers and state organizations working with developmental disabilities.
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