While reporting compliance increased in FY 20, we still believe some facilities are under-reporting incidents.
In July of 2017, lawmakers passed legislation to allow dLCV to receive serious incident reports from community providers licensed by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) that provide services to individuals with disabilities across the Commonwealth.
DBHDS reports that as of November 30, 2020, 197 individuals were on the Extraordinary Barriers to Discharge List (EBL).
In this report, we highlight trends of COVID-19 in licensed community programs.
In this report, we highlight the dangers of this situation and also urge better reporting practices from State Hospitals.
DBHDS reports that as of June 30, 2020, 216 individuals were on the Extraordinary Barriers to Discharge List (EBL). Some of these individuals have been waiting for months, or even years, to return home.
We urge Governor Ralph Northam to finalize and submit Virginia’s Appendix K to CMS, today.
Trapped in State Hospitals While Infection Spreads?
State of Stagnation – more than 200 hundred people are stuck in state hospitals, unable to leave when they are ready!