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https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/IDPH/home-nursing-placement
Home Nursing Placement Agencies
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A Home Nursing Placement agency is an agency that acts as a placement agency, in order to deliver skilled nursing and home health aide services to persons in their personal residences.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/mmdp
Medication Management Demonstration Program (MMDP)
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The Medication Management Demonstration (MMDP) seeks to reduce medication error rates and improve outcomes in clients who have historically been challenged by managing multiple medications at home. An in-home assessment will be completed for each client and a certified pharmacist will conduct comprehensive medication reconciliation and review.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/declaration-mental-health-treatment
Declaration for Mental Health Treatment
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This is an advance directive. An adult of sound mind may put into writing his or her preferences regarding future mental health treatment. The preferences may include consent or refusal of mental health treatment and may be stated on the forms provided.Please see below disclaimer.**
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/guardianship-volunteer-form
Guardianship Volunteer Form
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Office of State Guardian's (OSG) mission is to improve the quality of life for wards of OSG by empowering volunteers to provide companionship and to advocate for person-centered individualized services. Anyone interested in volunteering should complete the Office of the State Guardian Volunteer Form. Volunteers will commit to visit wards at least once a month for a minimum of one year and communicate with the State Guardian about their health, progress, and service needs through completing the OSG Ward Visit Form form. OSG will provide direction, training and resources to assist volunteers.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IDVA/tbi-assistance
Get Assistance for a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a temporary or permanent impairment of the brain caused by a blow or jolt to the head. A TBI is often caused by a penetrating wound to the head. Fortunately, there are treatments for TBI available. The first step is getting screened for TBI.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/resources-lead
Resources on Lead
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Links to helpful information regarding Lead in Drinking Water, Testing for Lead in Schools/Daycares, Lead Poisoning & Prevention and Lead-Based Paint Removal
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/treat-well-water
Treat Contaminated Well Water
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Well water treatment can range from simply disinfecting your well to installing a large treatment system. There are many aspects to consider when purchasing water treatment equipment.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEPA/air_quality-notifications
Air Quality Notifications Sign-Up
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Know your air quality! Elevated levels of air pollution, specifically ozone and particulate matter, can changes the outdoor air quality. Register for Illinois EnviroFlash alerts and receive Air Quality notifications for your area.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/family-home/GAC/standby-guardian
Standby Guardian Form
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Form for a "Guardian of a Person" to Use. The guardian of a disabled person may designate in any written document, including a will, a person qualified to be appointed as standby guardian or successor standby guardian of the person or estate, or both, of the disabled person. According to Section 11a-5, a standby guardian is someone who has been appointed by the court as the person who will act as guardian of the disabled person when the disabled person's guardian dies or is no longer willing or able to make and carry out day-to-day care decisions concerning the disabled person. Please see below disclaimer.**
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/AGE/automated-medication
Automated Medication Dispenser (AMD)
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Automated Medication Dispenser (AMD) service is a portable, mechanical system that can be programmed to dispense or alert the participant to take non-liquid oral medications in the participant’s residence through auditory, visual or voice reminders; to provide tracking and caregiver notification of a missed medication dose; and to provide 24 hour technical assistance to the participant and responsible party for the AMD service in the home.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/IEMA/disaster-response-volunteer
Disaster Response Volunteer Opportunities
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In addition to providing assistance before and during disasters, volunteers can be utilized after a disaster or emergency for a variety of tasks. These links provide information on several volunteer opportunities in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/residents/health-safety/SOS/life-goes-on
Organ/Tissue Donor Registry (Life Goes On)
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Illinois Organ and Tissue Directory is a confidential computerized database that documents a person's wishes regarding donation. Information contained in the registry is only released to organ and tissue procurement personnel and medical examiners after all efforts to save a person's life have failed.

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https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDHHC
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission, Illinois
IDHHC is an executive state agency that promotes education and awareness of the legal requirements for effective communication on behalf of people with hearing loss in Illinois.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ICDD
Developmental Disabilities, Illinois Council on
The mission of the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities is to help lead change in Illinois so all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities exercise their right to equal opportunity and freedom.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IEMA
Emergency Management Agency
The primary responsibility of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is to better prepare the State of Illinois for natural, manmade or technological disasters, hazards, or acts of terrorism.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ICHIP
Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan
ICHIP is the state's health insurer of last resort and, under the federal HIPAA law, an acceptable alternative mechanism to guaranteed issuance of health insurance.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/ICED
Employees with Disabilities, Interagency Committee
We serve State employees with disabilities and State agencies on issues relating to disability.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/AGE
Aging, Department on
The Illinois Department on Aging helps older adults live independently in their own homes and communities. As the population ages, services and programs for older adults must evolve as well because longevity means more when quality of life is enhanced.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IEPA
Environmental Protection Agency
The mission of the Illinois EPA is to safeguard environmental quality, consistent with the social and economic needs of the State, so as to protect health, welfare, property and the quality of life.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/IDVA
Veterans' Affairs, Department of
The mission of the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) is to empower veterans and their families to thrive. We do this by assisting them in navigating the system of federal state and local resources and benefits; by providing long-term health care for eligible veterans in our Veterans’ Homes; and by partnering with other agencies and non-profits to help veterans address education, mental health, housing, employment, and other challenges.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DCFS
Children and Family Services, Department of
The mission of Illinois DCFS is to protect children who are reported to be abused or neglected and to increase their families' capacity to safely care for them; provide for the well-being of children in our care; provide appropriate, permanent families as quickly as possible for those children who cannot safely return home; support early intervention and child abuse prevention activities and work in partnerships with communities to fulfill this mission.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/HFS
Healthcare and Family Services
"The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) is responsible for providing healthcare coverage for adults and children who qualify for Medicaid, and for providing child support services to help ensure that Illinois children receive financial support from both parents. The agency is organized into two major divisions, Medical Programs and Child Support Services. In addition, the Office of Inspector General is maintained within the agency but functions as a separate, independent entity reporting directly to the Governor's Office.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/DOI
Insurance Department of
DOI’s mission is to protect consumers by providing assistance and information, by efficiently regulating the insurance industry's market behavior and financial solvency, and by fostering a competitive insurance marketplace.
https://www2.illinois.gov/agencies/LOT
Lottery, Illinois
Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $19 billion (since 1985) to the state’s Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and other special causes.

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