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  • Health Tips for Your Home

    … storage. If you are preparing large quantities of food for later use, cool the food rapidly. Some methods include: placing the container in an ice-water bath, dividing the food into several … and falls Slips, trips, Falls are the major cause of household injuries. Most falls occur when someone slips on an icy, wet, or slick surface; trips over a loose rug, toy, or other object; or … home tips to prevent choking and suffocation  Learn how to use the Heimlich maneuver to help someone who is choking.  Keep small objects away from toddlers. Any object that is small enough …
  • Penalties for Confidentiality and Records Violations

    … records under false pretenses Fine up to $25,000 and up to nine months in jail Disclosing someone’s HIV status: Civil penalties Unintentionally Actual damages + Exemplary damages up to … Intentionally Actual damages + Exemplary damages up to $50,000 plus attorney fees Disclosing someone’s HIV status: Criminal penalties Negligently with resulting harm to the individual Fine …
  • Sexual Violence Prevention: Teen Dating Violence

    … to exert power and control over another person." 20% 2/3 of Wisconsin teens have experienced some form of violence in their dating relationship of teens never tell an adult about their … Wisconsin Signs of Abuse Extreme jealousy  Insulting, demeaning, shaming language Pressuring someone to use drugs or alcohol Intimidating someone with threats or weapons  Preventing …
  • Assisted Living Forum Power Point, July 14, 2020

    … positive for COVID-19 WHO NEEDS TO QUARANTINE? • Anyone who has been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19* • What counts as close contact? • You were within 6 feet of someone who has COVID-19 for at least 15 minutes • You provided care at home to someone who is … hugged, or kissed them) • You shared eating or drinking utensils • They sneezed, coughed, or somehow got respiratory droplets on you 7/14/2020 3 WHO NEEDS TO ISOLATE IN LTCF? • Same as …
  • CPD: Be Prepared, Have a Plan: Emergency Preparedness Toolkit Outreach Presentation (updated October 2019)

    … Prepared • This toolkit is the first step you can take to be prepared and informed! • Here are some things you can do to get started: • Set up a meeting • Take responsibility • Plan ahead • … • If there are infants, elderly, or family members with mobility limitations, make sure that someone is assigned to assist them in the fire drill and in the event of an emergency. 32 … to the needs of special populations during a crisis. • Some possible situations or conditions someone may encounter when working with people with disabilities or the elderly include: • …
  • Assisted Living Forum – Election Update – October 18, 2022

    … Overseas voters are not required to provide a Photo ID when they vote by absentee ballot If someone does not have acceptable photo ID, how can they get a State ID?  Get a free Photo ID for … be a US citizen, over age 18.  Can be friend, spouse, neighbor, family member, care worker.  Some communities offer drop off locations and may have staff to witness your ballot.  Contact … can not have assistance delivering their ballot. Information for your assistor  If you ask someone to return your ballot, let your assistor know they may be asked a few questions by the …
  • 2015 April Advisory Board Meeting Minutes

    … state initiative to agree to certain standards including FBI background checks. Inviting someone to speak on this topic from REPLICA in June. 4 EMS PAC report • Paramedic Administration … unique to WI. The Physician should make final say who is practicing under them. While removing someone’s credentialing does not take the license away, it can affect someone’s career. There is …
  • Understanding the HIV Testing Algorithm

    … ALGORITHM THE SCREENING TEST  Most modern methods test for antigen (Ag) and antibody (Ab)  Some outdated methods only test for antibodies and may be listed as an enzyme immunoassay (EIA) If a screening test is reactive, more testing must be done to know someone’s HIV status. SUPPLEMENTARY TESTING  Modern methods differentiate between HIV-1 and …
  • Adult Protective Services (APS) - Signs of Physical or Sexual Abuse

    … abuse is an intentional act that may include slapping, hitting, beating, bruising, or causing someone physical pain, injury, or suffering. This also could include the inappropriate use of drugs or confining an adult against their will, such as locking someone in a room or tying them to furniture. Sexual abuse includes physical force, threats, or … as “doctor hopping,” so that no one has an accurate or complete record of injuries What are some risk factors of physical or sexual abuse? * 9 Family crisis or family members who are …
  • PH Intervention Definition Presentation for Spring 2015 PH Orientation

    … and implement strategies for reaching the goals they collectively have set. Advocacy Pleads someone’s cause or act on someone’s behalf, with a focus on developing the community, system, individual or family’s …
  • Public Health Advisory: Fentanyl Increasingly Present in Overdose Deaths in Wisconsin

    … see it, taste it, or smell it. A tiny amount—as little as two grains of salt—is enough to kill someone. Fentanyl test strips are legal in Wisconsin and available for purchase. Fentanyl test strips are also being distributed for free at some pharmacies, syringe service providers, and opioid treatment programs. People are encouraged … of the strength of fentanyl, multiple doses of NARCAN® may be necessary. If you suspect someone is overdosing, call 911 immediately.   Fentanyl test strips are legal in Wisconsin and …
    • Updated on September 03, 2022.
  • Notice of Denial of Medical Coverage for Partnership

    … Our plan will send you a letter and tell you if we need more time and why.] How to appeal You, someone you have named in writing as your representative to act on your behalf (such as a … term for Fair Hearing > )]. What to do if you need help with your appeal You can get someone to appeal for you and act on your behalf. You must first name them in writing as your … below. Your representative can be a relative, friend, lawyer, doctor, health care provider, or someone else you trust. If you want someone to appeal for you: · Call our plan at <plan phone …
  • Understanding Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation

    … P-01021 (06/2020) Your Care Team Care Manager Name: Phone: Registered Nurse Name: Phone: Some licensed professionals in Wisconsin must report abuse, neglect or financial exploitation if … alone. It’s not too late to stop the hurt and harm. Freedom to Make Your Own Decisions Hurting Someone is Never a Sign of Caring Understanding Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation It is …
  • Relapse: Substance Use vs. Gambling

    … deal with and manage relapse? Agenda for Relapse: Substance Use vs. Gambling Review some similarities and differences when it comes to relapse with substance use and gambling. … Do they have dual-diagnosis? • Is substance use in relation to gambling or vice versa? • If someone has a problem with one does that mean they have a problem with the other? • Does recovery … of loneliness and isolation. • No evidence suggests that isolating, shaming, or mistreating someone will cause them to stop using (often the opposite holds true). • Because of the long-term …
  • February 2018 - IMAC Minutes

    … – Autumn Arnold • An amendment to Operations Memo 17-35 will be published to announce some policy clarifications, a process change regarding overpayments, and a few minor procedural … related to GAP. • Gap filling policy: o Gap filling refers to the “gap” that is created when someone’s monthly income is too high and the person doesn’t qualify for BC+, but their annual …
  • SeniorCare Frequently Asked Questions

    … are 65 or older. The program helps seniors pay for prescription drugs and vaccines. Below are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers about the SeniorCare program. We’ve divided … library/f-10076.htm. • Authorization of Representative, F-10080 (use this form if someone is completing the application on your behalf). Download at … 65. Once you’re 65, you can apply at any time. Coverage begins the month after you apply. Can someone else apply for me? Yes. You can have someone apply for you. They need to fill out the …
  • Giardia

    … by: Swallowing unsafe food or water contaminated with Giardia germs Having close contact with someone who has giardiasis, particularly in childcare settings Traveling within areas that have poor sanitation Exposure to poop through sexual contact from someone who is sick or recently sick with Giardia Transferring Giardia germs picked up from … the body from absorbing nutrients it needs, like fat, lactose, vitamin A, and vitamin B12. Some people with Giardia infections have no symptoms at all. How long after infection do symptoms …
    • Updated on September 20, 2021.
  • EMS: Public Access to Defibrillators

    … portable devices. They give an electric shock that can restore normal heart rhythm for someone whose heart stops (called cardiac arrest). Easy access to an AED has saved many lives. … access to AEDs. This means a layperson may use a public access AED to give emergency care to someone who appears to be in cardiac arrest. A layperson is not a trained emergency medical …
    • Updated on March 30, 2023.
  • Safely Caring for a Cat

    … put people who are pregnant or have a weakened immune system at higher risk for infection. Some diseases that cats can spread to people include: Cat Scratch Disease (Bartonella), Tularemia … have to rehome your cat. Consider these precautions to prevent disease: Tell a veterinarian if someone in your family is planning on becoming pregnant or has a weakened immune system. This … not Seek care for your cat from a veterinarian if they have any of the following symptoms: If someone in your family becomes sick, contact a doctor, and let them know there is a cat at home. …
  • Dementia-Friendly Faith Communities

    … and improve quality of life. It is likely that a faith community has members who care for someone with dementia or have dementia themselves. Becoming dementia-friendly will allow a more … for family and friends, and may prompt them to stop attending services. Recognizing when someone stops attending services and asking why is the first step to helping people with dementia … who may have difficulty following the service or finding the proper passages in books. If someone is struggling, simply sitting near them and offering to let them follow along can be very …
Last revised May 27, 2023