Office of Recipient Rights Annual Reports
The Status of Recipient Rights Protection in Michigan
Michigan Mental Health Code §330.1754
(6) The state office of recipient rights shall do all of the following:
(o) Submit to the department director and to the committees and subcommittees of the legislature with legislative oversight of mental health matters, for availability to the public, an annual report on the current status of recipient rights for the state. The report shall be submitted not later than March 31 of each year for the preceding fiscal year. The annual report shall include, at a minimum, all of the following:
(i) Summary data by type or category regarding the rights of recipients receiving services from the department including the number of complaints received by each state facility and other state-operated placement agency, the number of reports filed, and the number of reports investigated.
(ii) The number of substantiated rights violations by category and by state facility.
(iii) The remedial actions taken on substantiated rights violations by category and by state facility.
(iv) Training received by staff of the state office of recipient rights.
(v) Training provided by the state office of recipient rights to staff of contract providers.
(vi) Outcomes of assessments of the recipient rights system of each community mental health services program.
(vii) Identification of patterns and trends in rights protection in the public mental health system in this state.
(viii) Review of budgetary issues including staffing and financial resources.
(ix) Summary of the results of any consumer satisfaction surveys conducted.
(x) Recommendations to the department.