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New Training Materials on Suicide from the Illinois Ombudsman Program

July 19, 2018

The Illinois Ombudsman Program developed several training materials Ombudsman program representatives can use when a resident mentions committing suicide. The materials include their Policies and Procedures Manual, a guidePowerPoint, and a tri-fold program representatives can take with them while doing facility visits titled When Residents Threaten to Harm Themselves: A Guide for Long-Term Care Ombudsmen. These materials are located on the Mental Health/Mental Illness issue page.