All entities regulated by the Division of Quality Assurance must submit all caregiver misconduct incident reports, regardless of perpetrator.
State law protects the dignity and privacy of people receiving services for developmental disability, mental health, and substance use.
DHS works to ensure its contractors, grantees, sub-grantees, and other providers prohibit discrimination in employment and service delivery.
Every county has an elder (also known as elder abuse) agency that will look into reported incidents of abuse, neglect, financial exploitation and self neglect. Call your County Help Line if you need to talk to someone about suspected abuse of an elder (age 60 and over). To report abuse of an adult
The Wisconsin EMS Office receives and reviews all complaints about EMS personnel, services, and Certified EMS Training Centers.
Anyone who believes that a caregiver or facility employee has abused or neglected them or a loved one can file a complaint.
You can report any fraudulent use of public assistance dollars through the fraud hotline at 1-877-865-3432 or through the web portal.
Last Revised: May 8, 2018