Substantial Supervision

Quick Description

Substantial supervision is a need for continual supervision due to cognitive decline that could lead to the individual endangering themselves or someone else.

Full Description

Substantial supervision is continuous supervision required to protect a cognitively impaired individual from threatening their own or someone else's safety or health. 


Some examples of supervision include cueing by verbal prompting, gestures, or other demonstrations. An example of substantial supervision may involve a caregiver remaining present to prevent an individual from wandering.