The Abuser Registry was established by law to prohibit people from working with individuals if they have committed acts of abuse, neglect, misappropriation, failure to report, and/or prohibited sexual relations meeting the criteria for placement on the Abuser Registry.
More information on the rules below and others affecting Health and Safety can be found under Rules in Effect under the Rules and Laws section inside the DODD Gateway.
- Resolution of Complaints, MUIs, Abuser Registry: Chapter 5123:2-17
- Background Investigations (Department Employment): Chapter 5123:1-7
- County Board of DD Programs and Services: Chapter 5123:2-1
To report an incident of abuse, neglect or misappropriation by a DD employee call 1 (866) 313-6733.
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The Ohio Department of DODD is offering a subscription service to alert people when new Information Notices and Alerts are published. The email Information Notice Alert will contain a copy of the new or updated Information Notice as well as a link to the department's archive of Information Notices on the Internet.
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