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  • COVID-19: Contact Tracing

    … Once someone is diagnosed with COVID-19, it is essential that the people they had close contact with … helping Wisconsinites follow isolation and quarantine guidance. How contact tracing works If someone is diagnosed with COVID-19, that person's name is provided to the local or tribal health … health department or from the DHS Contact Tracing Team, this means you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The text will inform you that you’ve been exposed, …
    • Updated on April 28, 2023.
  • Safety NetWorks #10 - February 2009

    … it was likely that the person responding to concerns about abuse was at the next desk, or in some cases was the same person. In the future, Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) and … if you are dealing with a possible adult at risk. The person may be your long-time client or someone new on the phone. The document provides a list of questions to consider as you are …
  • Crisis Intervention Services Survey Summary

    … that work together to provide a coordinated response for persons experiencing crisis: • Someone to call — guaranteeing that every call, text, and chat is answered by a trained crisis … to one-third of programs have less than 500 calls while another third have more than 3,000. Some counties do not offer 24/7 phone service. While almost all counties answer calls 24/7 or …
  • Medical Expense Deductions and How They Impact FoodShare Benefits

    … Medical Expense Deductions and How They Impact FoodShare Benefits P-03315B (10/2022) If you or someone in your household would say “Yes” to all three questions, you may be able to get more … and pay out-of-pocket medical costs of more than $35 per month, you may be able to subtract some of the costs from the income used to figure out your FoodShare benefit amount. A lower …
  • Adenovirus

    … There are a number of ways you can get an adenovirus: Breathing in adenovirus from the air: Someone with the virus coughs or sneezes and the virus gets into the air. It is then breathed in by someone around them. Having direct contact with someone who has an adenovirus: Touching or …
    • Updated on November 02, 2022.
  • Dementia Care Specialist Program: Replication Resources

    … families navigate the challenges posed to those living with dementia or providing care for someone. Additional information and resources will be added as it is published. Resources Aging …
    • Updated on February 23, 2022.
  • Meningococcal Disease (Meningococcal Meningitis, Meningococcemia)

    … (swelling of the tissues that cover the brain and spinal cord) and sepsis (blood infection). Someone with meningococcal disease can have meningitis, sepsis, or both at the same time. Anyone … causing illness. Most people who come into contact with N. meningitidis do not get sick. Only some people become seriously ill, which may be related to societal factors such as overcrowding …
  • Prams Phase 8 Survey (English)

    … to your answer or follow the directions included with the question. You may be asked to skip some questions that do not apply to you. BEFORE PREGNANCY The first questions are about you. 1. … ‰ h. Ask me if I was smoking cigarettes ............‰ ‰ i. Ask me if someone was hurting me emotionally or physically ..............................‰ ‰ j. Ask me if I … ‰ d. If I was drinking alcohol .................................‰ ‰ e. If someone was hurting me emotionally or physically …
  • Child Care Coordination Family Questionnaire

    … Never = (10) 26. If you use a vehicle, does everyone use car seats or seat belts?  Always  Sometimes  Never = (5) Explain: SECTION IV – HEALTH 1. Where do you go for your regular health …  No  Yes = (70) 10. How was your health during this pregnancy?  Fine, no problems  Some problems (for example, nausea, tiredness)  Serious problems (for example, high blood … children ever been emotionally or verbally abused by the father of the baby, your partner, or someone close to you?  No  Yes = (70) 4. Does the father of the baby (or your partner) …
  • ADRC Options Counseling: Working with Caregivers as Customers

    … that makes it difficult to provide care. In the twelve months prior to contacting the ADRC, some caregivers had experienced a change in their own behavior, mood or mental health (36.2%) … These respondents were most likely to offer help with mobility in the home, e.g. moving someone from a chair to a bed or with personal care. When asked about the reason for contacting …
  • 2015 February EMS Advisory Board Meeting Minutes

    … responsible for the work they need to do and liaisons to push the committees to finish? Want someone from the state to be working on issues/projects in-between meetings; but the board needs … plans. Legislation is around private providers that hold a specific contract. A concern is some municipalities will lose civil liability because they contract with a private provider. It is something they need to work out, and not a board issue. Mindy Allen to take the idea of the board …
  • BadgerCare Plus Cover Sheet 16-01

    … to be approved. V-1, V-2, V-3 Immigrants who do not appear in the lists above (e.g., someone with a status of DACA) who apply for BadgerCare Plus and meet all eligibility … 2014, every pregnant woman in BadgerCare Plus will be enrolled in the Standard Plan, including someone who has become eligible by meeting a deductible. After February 1, 2014 pregnant women … BadgerCare Plus Handbook 16-01 - 5 - 16.2 Income Types Not Counted 41. Gifts A gift is something a person receives, which is not repayment for goods or services the person provided, …
  • Group A Streptococcal Infections

    … Many people carry the bacteria without ever getting sick. However, group A strep bacteria can sometimes cause infection. While most infections are mild like strep throat, the bacteria can … the brain or muscles. Group A Strep 101  How it spreads Group A strep bacteria can spread when someone has direct contact with the respiratory droplets of an infected person. Someone can also …
    • Updated on January 03, 2023.
  • Guardianship of Adults

    … XV.  RESPONDING TO ABUSE, NEGLECT, EXPOITATION AND VIOLATIONS OF RIGHTS 68  A.  How does someone make reports of abuse, neglect, self-neglect or exploitation of a person under … B.  What if the guardian is suspected of participating in abuse, or tolerating abuse by someone else? … resident of the United States. Guardianship restricts those rights, and labels the person as someone who does not have the full rights of other adults. The abilities to make decisions …
  • Dementia Crisis Innovation Grants: Round Two Grant Report

    … gathered or developed by the Round Two grantees. The Dementia Crisis Innovation Grants led to some broad observations regarding how best to approach improving the dementia capability of … dementia. All Wisconsin counties are required to provide at least basic emergency services to someone in crisis. In addition, most county programs are certified under Wis. Admin. Code ch. DHS … toward serving people in crisis due to mental health or substance use issues. However, just as someone with a mental illness or substance use disorder may sometimes become self-injurious or …
  • 04. ADRC Operations Manual – Eligibility Determination

    … determining a customer’s initial eligibility for publicly funded long-term care. In order for someone to enroll into a program, they must be functionally and financially eligible. ADRC staff … Care for the Elderly (PACE), where available, or when an asset assessment is requested for someone over assets for publicly funded programs. … Assistance. There are a variety of ways someone can become eligible for Medical Assistance. Some customers may already be eligible when they contact the ADRC, and others may not. Those who …
  • Functional Eligibility Screen - Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services

    … Current Residence (Check only one box) Home or Apartment Own home or apartment (alone or with someone) Someone else’s home or apartment Residential Care Apartment Complex (RCAC) or other supported …
  • Assisted Living Forum Power Point number one, August 18, 2020

    … 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 … hugged, or kissed them) • You shared eating or drinking utensils • They sneezed, coughed, or somehow got respiratory droplets on you Reference link: …
  • 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 …
Last revised May 30, 2023