Licensed or certified Texas Health and Human Services providers must notify the agency if someone in their care has been or may be physically or mentally abused, neglected or exploited.
Depending on their reporting guidelines and HHS rules, providers may be required to report other incidents including:
- Misappropriation of funds
- Drug diversions
- Missing persons
- Injuries of unknown source
- Situations that pose a threat to residents, employees or the public, including calling the police or the local fire authority to maintain safety