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Indiana Sandbox Party Candidate Meet and Greet

When: October 6, 2012 
          10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Gates Open at 9:30 a.m.)

Where: The Offices of Mental Health America – Indiana Office
             The Yellow Rose 
             1411 N. Delaware, Indianapolis, IN The Indiana Sandbox Party is a nonpartisan movement for Indiana residents who recognize that the needs of Indiana’s children should be at the forefront of political discussions. It is also for those who understand the crucial role that school-ready children play in Indiana's economic revival.

The Sandbox Party will provide leadership and a unified voice on key children’s issues including health, welfare and early childhood issues. Through advocacy, leadership, research, and innovative programs, the Sandbox Party will address the importance of investing in the most important resource for Indiana’s future, Hoosier Children.
This first annual event will focus on Children with Special Health Care Needs and their families.

We are inviting the following Indiana Candidates to spea…

Information about incident reporting

Family Voices Indiana wants to ensure families and concerned individuals understand how to report an incident in Indiana.

Many family members, and also community members, worry about the health and safety of others, esp those with disabilities who are especially vulnerable.
If an individual is in a facility or receiving services, you can contact that agency to report an incident you feel needs to be addressed regarding the health and safety of the individual.
What are the guidelines for reporting an incident?
The overriding guideline is “Reportable incidents are any event or occurrence characterized byrisk or uncertainty, resulting in or having the potential to result in significant harm or injury to anindividual.”If in doubt on whether to report an incident, err on the side of the individual and report it.
For a complete guide, including what might constitute a reportable incident, please refer to this document: http://www.in.gov/fssa/files/Incident_Reporting_and_Management.pdf
Here are gu…