ATTENTION! Family Members & Caregivers
People with IDD May be Accompanied at Emergency and Hospital Admissions
The Department of Developmental Services (CT DDS) has issued a notice that a family member or caregiver of someone with IDD living in their own home may accompany them during emergency department visits and hospital admissions. CLICK HERE for more information.
If you or your loved one receives DDS supports, print and fill out the DDS COVID-19 Pandemic- Hospital Admissions and Emergency Department Notice. If you are turned away by a hospital after presenting this form, contact Disability Rights Connecticut at 800 842-7303.
Print and prepare a COVID-19 DISABILITY FORM which provides information on communication, behavior, and co-occuring diagnoses.
Print and prepare the "My Health Passport" which includes information on medications, medical issues and preferences.