Scope and Content Note

This series consists of individual case files concerning the final disposition on deaths of mental hygiene service recipients. These individual cases were selected for investigation by the Commission on Quality of Care of the Mentally Disabled and files contain all documentary evidence associated with the death and disposition of the mental hygiene recipients. Case files may include the QCC-100 form, death certificates, copies of patient records, police and other investigative reports, correspondence regarding the case, interview summaries, site visit reports, investigation summaries by Commission for Quality of Care staff, minutes of Medical Review Board deliberations, and final letters of findings to facilities and their responses. Case files were assembled by investigators and were administrative reviews. The case files served as the foundation for Commission on Quality of Care and Medical Review Board reports on the deaths.