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NEW ORCC REPORT 3-2011 to 4-2011
« on: May 05, 2011, 12:08:03 PM »
Taken from http://http://jilliestake.blogspot.com/p/ridge-creek-school-update-new-orcc.html

Adjudicated Florida youth that was arrested for battery of a fellow student at RCS was indeed allowed back into RCS after bond;  the reasoning is beyond comprehension.

Georgia Department of Human Resources,
Office of Regulatory Services State Form
Statement of Deficiencies
and Plan of Correction
Inspection begin date
Inspection end date:
3/28/2011
4/13/2011
Name of Provider or Supplier
RIDGE CREEK, INC
Street Address, City, State Zip Code
830 HIDDEN LAKE RD
DAHLONEGA, GA 30533
Inspection Results
As of: Thursday, May 5, 2011
R 0000 Opening Comments.
The purpose of this survey is to conduct an investigation for self reported incident #GA00094081.
R 0801 290-2-5-.08(2) Administration and Organization.
SS=C
Program Description and Implementation. In accordance with these rules and regulations, a licensed child caring
institution shall develop, implement and comply with written policies and procedures that describe the range of
services including room, board
This Requirement is not met as evidenced by:
Based on record review and staff interview, the agency failed to comply with its written policies
and procedures.
Findings Include
Review on 4/20/2011 at 4:00 pm of MINDSET training manual, revealed an assisted relocation
technique. This manual revealed that the child is standing and being assisted with walking by
staff on each side of child. The training manual stated, "At anytime a consumer/student is no
longer a physical threat to self or others, this would include abrupt change in behavior like going
limp or stop yelling, staff member may interpret as faking and should release from restraint."
Interview with Staff B was conducted on 3/28/2011 at 11:44 am. Staff B said on 3/22/2011, he/she
was outside when R#1 ran off. Staff B said she/he saw Staff C get into a vehicle to follow R#1 into
the woods. Staff B said she/he then followed Staff C and heard him/her calling R#1. Staff B said
Staff C eventually got R#1 to stop, near a neighbor's property. Staff B said R#1 refused to come
back to campus and was waving a big stick at staff. Staff B said R#1 starts climbing a tree
against staff's redirection. Staff B said the tree was leaning and there was a potential for R#1 to
get hurt. Staff B said R#1 manage to get R#1 off the tree, but he/she was then placed in a
Mindset hold due to the dangerous situation. Staff B said Staff D then arrived and R#1 was placed
in a two man hold. Staff B said R#1 was not hurt and he/she didn't complain of ailments. Staff B
said he/she, Staff C, and D carried R#1 out the woods. Staff B said she/he was holding one leg,
Staff D was holding other leg, and D's hands were on R#1's back. Staff B said R#1 was still
threatening to run off, it was dark, and he/she was refusing to cooperate with a safety plan. Staff
B said it was decided to take R#1 to the ER because he/she was refusing to contract for safety.
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Georgia Department of Human Resources,
Office of Regulatory Services State Form
Statement of Deficiencies
and Plan of Correction
Inspection begin date
Inspection end date:
3/28/2011
4/13/2011
Name of Provider or Supplier
RIDGE CREEK, INC
Street Address, City, State Zip Code
830 HIDDEN LAKE RD
DAHLONEGA, GA 30533
Inspection Results
As of: Thursday, May 5, 2011
Staff B said R#1 was transported to hospital for an evaluation.
Interview with Staff C was conducted on 3/28/2011 at 1:30 pm. Staff C said on the 3/22/2011
incident R#1 was upset over a consequence and said he/she was going to leave campus. Staff C
said R#1 ran, and he/she followed R#1 in the car. Staff C said he/she got out of the car and
followed R#1 on foot. Staff C said he/she told R#1 he/she is going onto a neighbor's property
who had dogs. Staff C said R#1 started to climb trees. Staff C said she/he got in front of R#1 and
placed him/her in a standing hold to keep him/her from getting hurt. Staff C said they were on the
neighbor's property and R #1 refused to come with staff. Staff C said R#1 was known to run and
he/she was threatening to continue running. Staff C said he/she radioed Staff D to assist. Staff C
said he/she got one side of R#1 and Staff D was on the other side to escort R#1 out of the woods.
Staff C said during the escort R#1 dropped "dead weight" and they had to place R#1 in a basket
hold. Staff C said she/he was behind R#1 and Staff D and B were holding R#1's legs to carry
him/her out. Staff C said they stopped several times to give R#1 an option to walk, but he/she
refused. Staff C said once back on campus, R#1 still refused to contract for safety, and he/she
was transported to hospital. Staff C said Mindset is used as the agency's emergency safety
intervention.
Interview with Staff D was conducted on 3/28/2011 at 2:00 pm. Staff D said on 3/22/2011, R#1 was
acting out earlier that day. Staff D said he/she was given a consequence, got upset, and left
property. Staff D said he/she and Staff C followed R#1 in the car. Staff D said then Staff C
followed on foot. Staff D said 7-10 minutes later Staff B arrived and Staff D left to return to
campus. Staff D said she/he was then radioed 10 minutes later to assist with escort out of the
woods because R#1 was climbing trees. Staff D said R#1 continued to make threats to harm
staff. Staff D said they then escorted R#1. Staff D said Staff C's hands were on R#1's back, Staff B
had one of R#1's legs, and Staff D had the other leg. Staff D indicated that R#1 was lifted off the
ground. Staff D said they stopped ever 1-2 minutes to check to see if R#1 would walk, but he/she
refused. Staff D said R#1 refused to contract for safety and had to be 1013.
Interview with Staff J was conducted on 4/15/2011 at 10:45 am. Staff J reported that she/he has
been trained in Mindset. Staff J said there is no escort where child is lifted off the ground. Staff J
said there is a 2 person escort, but the child is on his/her feet.
During second interview with Staff B on 4/20/2011 at 4:00 pm, he/she used MINDSET training
manual to indicate that the assisted relocation maneuver was used as a carry to get R#1 out of
the woods during this incident.
This tag was previously cited on 4/7/2011, 3/10/2011, and 9/9/2010.
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Georgia Department of Human Resources,
Office of Regulatory Services State Form
Statement of Deficiencies
and Plan of Correction
Inspection begin date
Inspection end date:
3/28/2011
4/13/2011
Name of Provider or Supplier
RIDGE CREEK, INC
Street Address, City, State Zip Code
830 HIDDEN LAKE RD
DAHLONEGA, GA 30533
Inspection Results
As of: Thursday, May 5, 2011
R 0861 290-2-5-.08(7) Staffing.
SS=C
Reporting. Detailed written summary reports shall be made to the Department of Human Resources, Office of
Regulatory Services, Residential Child Care Unit via email or fax on the required incident intake information form
(IIIF) within 24 hours.
This Requirement is not met as evidenced by:
Based on record review and staff interviews, the agency failed to submit a detailed written
summary report to the Office of Residential Child Care (ORCC) via email within 24 hours.
Findings Include
Incident #1:
Interview with Staff B was conducted on 3/28/2011 at 11:44 am. Staff B said on 3/22/2011, he/she
was outside when R#1 ran off. Staff B said she/he saw Staff C get into a vehicle to follow R#1 into
the woods. Staff B said she/he then followed Staff C and heard him/her calling R#1. Staff B said
Staff C eventually got R#1 to stop, near a neighbor's property. Staff B said R#1 refused to come
back to campus and was waving a big stick at staff. Staff B said R#1 starts climbing a tree
against staff's redirection. Staff B said the tree was leaning and there was a potential for R#1 to
get hurt. Staff B said R#1 manage to get R#1 off the tree, but he/she was then placed in a
Mindset hold due to the dangerous situation. Staff B said Staff D then arrived and R#1 was placed
in a two man hold. Staff B said R#1 was not hurt and he/she didn't complain of ailments. Staff B
said he/she, Staff C, and D carried R#1 out the woods. Staff B said she/he was holding one leg,
Staff D was holding other leg, and D's hands were on R#1's back. Staff B said R#1 was still
threatening to run off, it was dark, and he/she was refusing to cooperate with a safety plan. Staff
B said it was decided to take R#1 to the ER because he/she was refusing to contract for safety.
Staff B said R#1 was transported to hospital for an evaluation.
Interview with Staff C was conducted on 3/28/2011 at 1:30 pm. Staff C said on the 3/22/2011
incident R#1 was upset over a consequence and said he/she was going to leave campus. Staff C
said R#1 ran, and he/she followed R#1 in the car. Staff C said he/she got out of the car and
followed R#1 on foot. Staff C said he/she told R#1 he/she is going onto a neighbor's property
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More Information Return to Facility Location and Information Guide Return to Inspection Screen
Georgia Department of Human Resources,
Office of Regulatory Services State Form
Statement of Deficiencies
and Plan of Correction
Inspection begin date
Inspection end date:
3/28/2011
4/13/2011
Name of Provider or Supplier
RIDGE CREEK, INC
Street Address, City, State Zip Code
830 HIDDEN LAKE RD
DAHLONEGA, GA 30533
Inspection Results
As of: Thursday, May 5, 2011
who had dogs. Staff C said R#1 started to climb trees. Staff C said she/he got in front of R#1 and
placed him/her in a standing hold to keep him/her from getting hurt. Staff C said they were on the
neighbor's property and R #1 refused to come with staff. Staff C said R#1 was known to run and
he/she was threatening to continue running. Staff C said he/she radioed Staff D to assist. Staff C
said he/she got one side of R#1 and Staff D was on the other side to escort R#1 out of the woods.
Staff C said during the escort R#1 dropped "dead weight" and they had to place R#1 in a basket
hold. Staff C said she/he was behind R#1 and Staff D and B were holding R#1's legs to carry
him/her out. Staff C said they stopped several times to give R#1 an option to walk, but he/she
refused. Staff C said once back on campus, R#1 still refused to contract for safety, and he/she
was transported to hospital. Staff C said Mindset is used as the agency's emergency safety
intervention.
Interview with Staff D was conducted on 3/28/2011 at 2:00 pm. Staff D said on 3/22/2011, R#1 was
acting out earlier that day. Staff D said he/she was given a consequence, got upset, and left
property. Staff D said he/she and Staff C followed R#1 in the car. Staff D said then Staff C
followed on foot. Staff D said 7-10 minutes later Staff B arrived and Staff D left to return to
campus. Staff D said she/he was then radioed 10 minutes later to assist with escort out of the
woods because R#1 was climbing trees. Staff D said R#1 continued to make threats to harm
staff. Staff D said they then escorted R#1. Staff D said Staff C's hands were on R#1's back, Staff B
had one of R#1's legs, and Staff D had the other leg. Staff D indicated that R#1 was lifted off the
ground. Staff D said they stopped ever 1-2 minutes to check to see if R#1 would walk, but he/she
refused. Staff D said R#1 refused to contract for safety and had to be 1013.
Incident #2:
During interview with Staff C on 4/20/2011 at 11:15 am, he/she stated that R#5 got arrested 2
days ago (4/18/2011). Staff C said the police came out to the agency and arrested R#5, assumably
for a physical altercation with another resident. Staff C said R#5 was charged and there was a
bond hearing, but he/she was allowed to come back into the placement. Staff C said R#5 was
allowed back because the other co-conspirators are no longer in placement and he/she is
schedule to leave within next month.
During interview with Staff B on 4/20/2011 at 3:00 pm, he/she acknowledged that R#5 was
arrested in placement. Staff B also stated that R#5 was allowed to come back to placement after
bond hearing. Staff B did not indicate the exact date of arrest. Staff B acknowledged that she/she
didn't report the arrest to ORCC because she/he wasn't aware of complete reporting
requirements.
Review of ASPEN Complaints/Incident Tracking System on 4/20/2011 at 6:00 pm, revealed that
incident #1 and #2 were not reported to ORCC as required.
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Georgia Department of Human Resources,
Office of Regulatory Services State Form
Statement of Deficiencies
and Plan of Correction
Inspection begin date
Inspection end date:
3/28/2011
4/13/2011
Name of Provider or Supplier
RIDGE CREEK, INC
Street Address, City, State Zip Code
830 HIDDEN LAKE RD
DAHLONEGA, GA 30533
Inspection Results
As of: Thursday, May 5, 2011
This tag was previously cited on 3/10/2011, 12/9/2010, and 9/9/2010.
R 0862 290-2-5-.08(7)(a-g) Staffing.
SS=C
This [detailed written summary] report shall be made regarding serious occurrences involving children in care,
including but not limited to:
(a) Accidents or injuries requiring medical treatment and/or hospitalization;
(b) Death;
(c) Suicide attempts;
(
This Requirement is not met as evidenced by:
Based on record review and staff interview, the agency failed to submit a detailed written
summary report of a serious occurrence involving a child in care.
Findings Include
Incident #1:
Interview with Staff B was conducted on 3/28/2011 at 11:44 am. Staff B said on 3/22/2011, he/she
was outside when R#1 ran off. Staff B said she/he saw Staff C get into a vehicle to follow R#1 into
the woods. Staff B said she/he then followed Staff C and heard him/her calling R#1. Staff B said
Staff C eventually got R#1 to stop, near a neighbor's property. Staff B said R#1 refused to come
back to campus and was waving a big stick at staff. Staff B said R#1 starts climbing a tree
against staff's redirection. Staff B said the tree was leaning and there was a potential for R#1 to
get hurt. Staff B said R#1 manage to get R#1 off the tree, but he/she was then placed in a
Mindset hold due to the dangerous situation. Staff B said Staff D then arrived and R#1 was placed
in a two man hold. Staff B said R#1 was not hurt and he/she didn't complain of ailments. Staff B
said he/she, Staff C, and D carried R#1 out the woods. Staff B said she/he was holding one leg,
Staff D was holding other leg, and D's hands were on R#1's back. Staff B said R#1 was still
threatening to run off, it was dark, and he/she was refusing to cooperate with a safety plan. Staff
B said it was decided to take R#1 to the ER because he/she was refusing to contract for safety.
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More Information Return to Facility Location and Information Guide Return to Inspection Screen
Georgia Department of Human Resources,
Office of Regulatory Services State Form
Statement of Deficiencies
and Plan of Correction
Inspection begin date
Inspection end date:
3/28/2011
4/13/2011
Name of Provider or Supplier
RIDGE CREEK, INC
Street Address, City, State Zip Code
830 HIDDEN LAKE RD
DAHLONEGA, GA 30533
Inspection Results
As of: Thursday, May 5, 2011
Staff B said R#1 was transported to hospital for an evaluation.
Interview with Staff C was conducted on 3/28/2011 at 1:30 pm. Staff C said on the 3/22/2011
incident R#1 was upset over a consequence and said he/she was going to leave campus. Staff C
said R#1 ran, and he/she followed R#1 in the car. Staff C said he/she got out of the car and
followed R#1 on foot. Staff C said he/she told R#1 he/she is going onto a neighbor's property
who had dogs. Staff C said R#1 started to climb trees. Staff C said she/he got in front of R#1 and
placed him/her in a standing hold to keep him/her from getting hurt. Staff C said they were on the
neighbor's property and R #1 refused to come with staff. Staff C said R#1 was known to run and
he/she was threatening to continue running. Staff C said he/she radioed Staff D to assist. Staff C
said he/she got one side of R#1 and Staff D was on the other side to escort R#1 out of the woods.
Staff C said during the escort R#1 dropped "dead weight" and they had to place R#1 in a basket
hold. Staff C said she/he was behind R#1 and Staff D and B were holding R#1's legs to carry
him/her out. Staff C said they stopped several times to give R#1 an option to walk, but he/she
refused. Staff C said once back on campus, R#1 still refused to contract for safety, and he/she
was transported to hospital. Staff C said Mindset is used as the agency's emergency safety
intervention.
Interview with Staff D was conducted on 3/28/2011 at 2:00 pm. Staff D said on 3/22/2011, R#1 was
acting out earlier that day. Staff D said he/she was given a consequence, got upset, and left
property. Staff D said he/she and Staff C followed R#1 in the car. Staff D said then Staff C
followed on foot. Staff D said 7-10 minutes later Staff B arrived and Staff D left to return to
campus. Staff D said she/he was then radioed 10 minutes later to assist with escort out of the
woods because R#1 was climbing trees. Staff D said R#1 continued to make threats to harm
staff. Staff D said they then escorted R#1. Staff D said Staff C's hands were on R#1's back, Staff B
had one of R#1's legs, and Staff D had the other leg. Staff D indicated that R#1 was lifted off the
ground. Staff D said they stopped ever 1-2 minutes to check to see if R#1 would walk, but he/she
refused. Staff D said R#1 refused to contract for safety and had to be 1013.
Incident #2:
During interview with Staff C on 4/20/2011 at 11:15 am, he/she stated that R#5 got arrested 2
days ago (4/18/2011). Staff C said the police came out to the agency and arrested R#5, assumably
for a physical altercation with another resident. Staff C said R#5 was charged and there was a
bond hearing, but he/she was allowed to come back into the placement. Staff C said R#5 was
allowed back because the other co-conspirators are no longer in placement and he/she is
schedule to leave within next month.
During interview with Staff B on 4/20/2011 at 3:00 pm, he/she acknowledged that R#5 was
arrested in placement. Staff B also stated that R#5 was allowed to come back to placement after
bond hearing. Staff B did not indicate the exact date of arrest. Staff B acknowledged that she/she
didn't report the arrest to ORCC because she/he wasn't aware of complete reporting
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Georgia Department of Human Resources,
Office of Regulatory Services State Form
Statement of Deficiencies
and Plan of Correction
Inspection begin date
Inspection end date:
3/28/2011
4/13/2011
Name of Provider or Supplier
RIDGE CREEK, INC
Street Address, City, State Zip Code
830 HIDDEN LAKE RD
DAHLONEGA, GA 30533
Inspection Results
As of: Thursday, May 5, 2011
requirements.
Review of ASPEN Complaints/Incident Tracking System on 4/20/2011 at 6:00 pm, revealed that
incident #1 and #2 were not reported to ORCC as required.
This tag was previously cited on 3/10/2011, 12/9/2010, and 9/9/2010.
R 9999 Closing Comments.
An exit conference was conducted on 4/20/2011. There were no rule violations related to self
reported incident #GA00094081. There were three rule violations found during the investigation.
The preliminary report was e-mailed on 4/21/2011. The final report was mailed and e-mailed on
4/29/2011 and the plan of correction is due 5/16/2011.
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