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I am looking for a pictorial chart/page of Individual Rights. I have one that was given to me but was copied several times and it has lost clarity. Does anyone have something they can share? I find visuals are better when... (more)
Velma L. T. said 6 months, 1 week ago . . Show Comments (14) Hide Comments (14)
Hi all, we are looking for an easy read, possibly pictoral information on teaching people about abuse/neglect. Does anyone have anything they would be willing to share?
Donna L. said 3 months, 3 weeks ago . . Show Comments (6) Hide Comments (6)
How do you use your POMs data? How do you report on your POMs data internally? Do you identify trends? I'd love to get in touch with you if you have some ideas on this and you are happy to share! cgray@hwns.com.au
Casey AE G. said 3 weeks ago . . Comment
Has anyone devised a way to go through a POMs conversation with a picture book version of the various POMs? Would you be willing to share? I know the Easy Read POMs booklet is helpful but I am looking for more ideas to help us... (more)
Clarissa L. said 1 month ago . . Comment
Does anyone have any resources on best practice regarding privacy? Looking to provide information to staff and the people they are supporting. Thanks
Casey AE G. said 5 months, 1 week ago . . Show Comments (5) Hide Comments (5)
Hello All. I am just wondering if anyone has advice for having POMs conversations with the people who are non verbal and those who only respond to close-ended questions.
Clarissa L. said 1 month, 1 week ago . . Show Comments (1) Hide Comments (1)
CQL is hosting a 1-day conference in North Carolina. Learn about outcomes, social capital, supported decision-making and employment. Join us! http://www.c-q-l.org/conferenceNC
Seth M P. said 1 month, 3 weeks ago . . Comment
Hello All, I am just wondering who does the POM interviews for your organizations?
Lisa A. said 3 months ago . . Show Comments (6) Hide Comments (6)
How are others measuring success with whether or not the information gained during POMs interviews are truly being used/implemented in hab plans & ISPs. In other words, how have others been using their QA departments to monitor... (more)
Clarissa L. said 3 months, 1 week ago . . Show Comments (4) Hide Comments (4)
We are looking to develop a training course for staff on building Natural Supports. Rather than reinvent the wheel, see if anyone was doing something similar.
Jean D J. said 2 months, 3 weeks ago . . Comment

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