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Region 10 Quality Council

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Organization: Region 10 Quality Council

Sector: 501C-3 Non-Profit

Organization Mission: After 19 years of providing person centered supports and quality improvement for people with disabilities, the Region 10 Quality Assurance Commission was successful in getting legislation passed to develop a statewide quality system. Effective July 2016, We established one of the three pilot Regional Quality Councils in the state - the Region 10 Regional Quality Council. We will be working closely with the State Quality Council and the other pilot regions


In 1995, Stakeholders (persons with developmental disabilities, family members, legal representatives, advocates, support providers, county and state representatives) from the eleven counties in Region 10 Minnesota held a meeting to discuss the service system for persons with developmental disabilities. A priority for the Stakeholders was to assure quality of services to persons with developmental disabilities despite whatever changes were made at the state or federal level. The Stakeholders worked with area legislators to develop and pass legislation that would allow counties to participate in an alternative licensing system that would focus on quality outcomes of support providers versus minimal licensing requirements. Presently,Two out of the eleven Region 10 counties are currently participating in the process. Counties participating in the process include Houston and Olmsted Counties.




The work of this organization may have impacts on the following areas:


Lvl 1: Best Practice ; Business Process ; Diversity and Inclusion ; Health

Lvl 2: Disable

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Onboard Collaborators: Diversity Council


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  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community,'s  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. could be an interesting first step.

The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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