Referrals, Investigations and Founded Cases - Licensing Services & Protection for Persons in Care

Referrals, Investigations and Founded Cases - Licensing Services & Protection for Persons in Care Referrals are the number of reported allegations of abuse against a resident in a licensed DCS facility that are inquired into, but do not necessarily result in an investigation. Investigations occur after a thorough inquiry into a referral determines there are reasonable grounds to believe a resident has been abused, or is likely to be abused. Founded Cases is the number of cases where the investigation determined there were probable grounds abuse occurred. The Protection for Persons in Care Act is an extra safeguard for patients or residents 16 years of age or older receiving care from Nova Scotia’s hospitals, residential care facilities, nursing homes, homes for the aged or disabled persons under the Homes for Special Care Act." 2022-05-03 Government of Nova Scotia Society and Cultureppchomes for special careprotection for persons in carereferralsinvestigationscases of abusefounded cases Nova Scotia original metadata (https://data.novascotia.ca)HTML https://data.novascotia.ca/datasets/3iy7-qqzt Referrals, Investigations and Founded Cases - Licensing Services & Protection for Persons in Care (CSV)CSV https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/3iy7-qqzt/rows.csv?accessType=DOWNLOAD Referrals, Investigations and Founded Cases - Licensing Services & Protection for Persons in Care (CSV Excel)CSV https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/3iy7-qqzt/rows.csv?accessType=DOWNLOAD&bom=true&format=true Referrals, Investigations and Founded Cases - Licensing Services & Protection for Persons in Care (CSV Excel (EU))CSV https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/3iy7-qqzt/rows.csv?accessType=DOWNLOAD&bom=true&format=true&delimiter=%3B Referrals, Investigations and Founded Cases - Licensing Services & Protection for Persons in Care (TSV)other https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/3iy7-qqzt/rows.tsv?accessType=DOWNLOAD&bom=true&format=true&delimiter=%3B Referrals, Investigations and Founded Cases - Licensing Services & Protection for Persons in Care (RDF)RDF https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/3iy7-qqzt/rows.rdf?accessType=DOWNLOAD Referrals, Investigations and Founded Cases - Licensing Services & Protection for Persons in Care (RSS)RSS https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/3iy7-qqzt/rows.rss?accessType=DOWNLOAD Referrals, Investigations and Founded Cases - Licensing Services & Protection for Persons in Care (XML)XML https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/3iy7-qqzt/rows.xml?accessType=DOWNLOAD Referrals, Investigations and Founded Cases - Licensing Services & Protection for Persons in Care - Advanced ViewHTML https://data.novascotia.ca/datasets/eqm8-w5ut

Referrals are the number of reported allegations of abuse against a resident in a licensed DCS facility that are inquired into, but do not necessarily result in an investigation. Investigations occur after a thorough inquiry into a referral determines there are reasonable grounds to believe a resident has been abused, or is likely to be abused. Founded Cases is the number of cases where the investigation determined there were probable grounds abuse occurred. The Protection for Persons in Care Act is an extra safeguard for patients or residents 16 years of age or older receiving care from Nova Scotia’s hospitals, residential care facilities, nursing homes, homes for the aged or disabled persons under the Homes for Special Care Act."

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