The list below contains media releases and items of interest regarding activities of the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. Note: Some of these files require an Adobe Acrobat Reader (PDF file) in order to view or download.
Calendar Year 2011 Media Releases
Sept. 20, 2011: DIA Changes Its Best Practices Program
Sept. 14, 2011: Person Directed Care: Initiate, Progress and Sustain
An Educational Workshop for ALL STAFF - This workshop will help participants and homes to implement, progress, and sustain person directed care regardless of what state of the process they are in. View the conference flier and registration form here.
Sept. 13, 2011: Notice of Petition for Declaratory Ruling - The Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) has received a Petition for a Declaratory Ruling and supporting brief, in which the petitioner requests DIA to determine if the "Prize linked savings system" is a raffle under Iowa Code Chapter 99B.
August 2, 2011: State Inspectors to Check Iowa State Fair Midway Games
June 20, 2011 - Hartley Nursing Home Receives 2011 Governor's Quality Award
April 29, 2011 - Fake Health Inspectors Continue to Operate in Iowa
March 18, 2011 - Food Safety Task Force Sponsors Free Food Processing Webinar
March 17, 2011 - DIA Amends Rules Dealing with Iowa Hospitals and Off-Site Premises
March 2, 2011 - 'March Madness' Generates Sports Betting, Office Pool Questions
Feb. 28, 2011 - A revised Certificate of Death form was implemented by the Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, effective with deaths occurring at 0000, January 1, 2011. The Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) is making this information available to long-term care facilities and other healthcare providers as a courtesy.
Feb. 18, 2011 - Fake Food Inspectors Reappear Throughout Iowa
Feb. 18, 2011 - Roberts Confirmed as DIA Director
Feb. 4, 2011 - Nominations Sought for 2011 Governor's Award for Quality Care (Download a copy of the 2011 Governor's Award for Quality Care nomination form.)
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