The Columbus Organization works to assist organizations with risk management.
Provide expert consultants with intellectual and developmental disability expertise and a national perspective to support the formulation of realistic recommendations to agencies and facilities regarding changes to the risk management system and related processes.
Conduct individual-specific and service provider reviews.
Develop or improve incident management reporting policies and practices.
Conduct incident investigations.
Conduct root cause analysis of serious incidents.
Evaluate and analyze agency/organization current services and future service demands to support the identification of opportunities for strategic service enhancement.
Provide coaching, technical assistance, training and monitoring services.
Collect and analyze clinical information to provide statistically valid and reliable analyses and data interpretations and to assess the effectiveness of recommendations for improvement.
Analyze data to support practical, operational recommendations, such as those focused on improving staffing, facilitating the implementation of operational changes, and/or projecting the needs for community supports in the event of facility downsizing or closure.
Identify system/regional trends in quality care and develop strategies to promote system/region/center improvements.
Assist with preparation for waiver monitoring visits, including assistance with completion of self-assessment, the development of specific self-survey instrumentation to measure compliance with waiver requirements, and coordinated development and implementation of plans of correction to enhance waiver compliance.