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Monitor Service Providers

What is Monitoring?

As the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) System for the state of Indiana, IDR may conduct independent monitoring visits of public and private facilities that provide services to people with disabilities. This includes facilities that provide services to both children and adults. During a monitoring visit, IDR staff may speak with the clients receiving services about any concerns or complaints and to also provide resources about their legal rights and IDR’s advocacy services. IDR may also speak with staff, examine the facility, and review program documents regarding suspected abuse and neglect.

Facilities that Indiana Disability Rights may monitor

  • Public and private psychiatric hospitals

  • Community mental health centers, acute care hospitals, and inpatient mental health facilities

  • County jails and juvenile detention centers

  • Facilities operated by the Indiana Department of Correction

  • Group homes

  • Nursing homes and county homes

  • Comprehensive rehabilitative management facilities licensed through BDDS

  • Child caring institutions and other youth residential providers

  • Skilled nursing care facilities for children

  • Intermediate care facilities

  • Day service programs

  • Waiver providers

What can I do?

If you suspect that an individual with a disability is being subjected to abuse, neglect, or a rights violation by a service provider, please contact us at 800-622-4845.

Legal Notice of Monitoring

Notification to Guardian of Monitoring Activities by Indiana Disability Rights

Need help? Click here to contact Indiana Disability Rights.