How to Report Harm

Online form:
Website: IDFPR

Tips to Reporting Harm Successfully

  • State all facts briefly and clearly.
  • Include name, address and phone number of all witnesses, plus specific information they each have to substantiate the complaint.
  • Include copies of any documents, records or contracts.
  • Once complete, simply click “Submit” to file complaint.

What Happens to Complaint After Submission?

  • Jurisdiction is established.
  • A thorough investigation is conducted to determine if a violation has occurred.
    • State checks into actions of the Respondent (party accused)
    • The complainant (party who submitted claim) should be prepared to testify before the Board of Commission.
  • No violations found? Board of Commission will dismiss complaint.
  • Violation found? Respondent may be offered a consent agreement OR a hearing may be held to resolve the agency’s investigation findings. 

Incident Reporting Tool

Use the Academy’s Incident Reporting Tool (IRT) to document stories about successfully reporting harm. The IRT fills a critical gap in supplementing the documentation of noteworthy incidents in the provision of nutrition care services across the country.

For more information, visit the IRT page or the IRT FAQ page.