Open Arms, Inc.

Website: http://www.openarmsagency.com
Currently serving individuals with developmental disabilities.
Currently seeking referrals.
Agency Provider

Locations

360 S. Reynolds Rd.

Toledo, Ohio 43615
Main: (419) 843-3759
Fax: (567) 455-6431
Adult Day Service Location
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Contacts

Melissa Stoll

melissastoll@openarmsagency.com
Phone: (419) 843-3759
Cell: (419) 917-6185
Adult Day Service Contact

Services

Individual Budget/Private Pay

Adult Foster Care
Supported Employment

Individual Budget/Private Pay: Adult Day Services

Adult Day Support
Vocational Habilitation

Level One Waiver

Home Maker Personal Care
Transportation

Level One Waiver: Adult Day Services

Adult Day Support
Supported Employment - Community
Supported Employment - Enclave
Vocational Habilitation

Individual Options Waiver

Adult Foster Care
Community Respite
Home Maker Personal Care
NonMedical Transportation Mileage
NonMedical Transportation Trip
Residential Respite
Transportation

Individual Options Waiver: Adult Day Services

Adult Day Support
Supported Employment - Community
Supported Employment - Enclave
Vocational Habilitation

Self Empowered Life Funding Waiver (SELF-Waiver)

Community Respite
Residential Respite

Self Empowered Life Funding Waiver (SELF-Waiver): Adult Day Services

Adult Day Support
Supported Employment - Enclave
Vocational Habilitation

References

Name: Lorah Mapes
Phone: 419-705-5169
Address: Toledo Oh 43612
Email:
Name: Bryonne Lupica
Phone: 419-345-1931
Address: Toledo Oh 43612
Email:
Name: Dimas Pedrosa
Phone: 419-345-2122
Address:
Email:

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Agency Profile

a) Describe your agency’s philosophy of providing services and supports to individuals with disabilities.

Open Arms is dedicated to promote independance and help each individual find their abilities while building the positive foundation of their own disabilities. We are a family based organization and realize how difficult the decision can be to trust anyonbe to take care of someone that we love but please remember that we stand by out philosophy that "Open Arms is only a hug away"

b) Describe your agency’s staff orientation and training process.

Open Arms continues to evolve around the growing and advanced changes in the training field.

c) How are individuals with disabilities involved in selecting the agency’s staff that work with them?

Each individual is a huge part of choosing who works with them. We promote every decision to be made by them.

d) Describe your agency’s availability and flexibility in scheduling services and supports (days and hours available, areas of Lucas County willing to provide services, etc).

Open Arms can provide supports on a scheduled notice or on an emergency basis.

e) Describe how services will be provided in the event of an agency staff illness or emergency.

Open Arms has staff that are On Call to provide short notice staffing calls.

f) Describe how your agency would address individual or family concerns.

Open Arms will contact the gurdian or family at least one time a month to ensure service follow through and to address any issues that the family/guardian may have. The family/guardian can contact Open Arms at anytime that they have questions or concerns

g) Describe your agency’s specific strategies for increasing community inclusion and involvement for individuals served.

Open Arms promotes as much involvement in the community as possible.

h) Does your agency offer one to one services?

Yes

i) Does your agency offer planned group outings or activities?

Yes

j) Identify your agency's areas of expertise.

Open Arms specializes in behavior supports as well as giving a clients that has had history of dual diagnosis the time and attention they need to grow.

k) How many individuals does your agency serve in Lucas County?

41 or more

l) What is the total number of individuals served by your agency Statewide?

50+

m) How long has your agency been providing certified homemaker personal care services in Lucas County to individuals with developmental disabilities?

4 to 6 years

n) Which describes your agency:

For Profit

o) Are your agency staff certified by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities to provide medication administration?

Yes

p) Is your agency willing to provide Level One services?

Yes

q) How many staff in your agency provide direct support services?

80+

r) Does your agency have both male and female staff?

Yes

s) What is the average length of service for your agency’s direct support staff?

2-4 years

t) Describe your agency's plan for continuing education and on-going training for agency staff?

Open Arms is always involved in further training, we have been known to rewuest extra training that may not be offered although we feel the need for this extended training.

u) Please describe your agency’s internal system for quality assurance.

We have a full time Quality Assurance department that works directly with each client to ensure their satisfaction each month as well as ensuring that all paperwork and services were complete and delivered accuratly.

v) Include here any information about the agency that you want shared with an individual, family or guardian that will assist him/her to decide whether your agency is the best choice of provider.

Open Arms is a family based agency that strives to meet each clients needs as well as to help promote growth from within. We truly believe that a relationship between a client and a provider grows from the start of a open relationship.

- If yes, describe

We have the trained staffing and supports to meet each clients needs based on their current situation. We can provide one on one supports at any required time.

- If yes, describe

Open Arms has a monthly schedule that list all the activities that we have planned for the month. We also have last minute outings that are planned by other clients.

Adult Day Services

a) Does your agency offer paid employment?

Yes

- Piece Rate

- Hourly Rate

$6.43 per hour

- Other

- Describe your paid employment opportunities.

Open Arms has a farm that provides clients the opportunity to work everyday with horses, goats,dogs,cats to provide the stimulation and therapy that each client finds within animals. We also offer lawn care to the elderly and disabled,as well as an auto care shop that is in the making now.

b) Does your agency offer community outings?

Yes

- Describe community outings

c) Does your agency offer recreational/leisure activities?

Yes

- Describe recreational/leisure activities

d) Does your agency offer volunteer opportunities?

Yes

- Describe volunteer opportunities

We volunteer at the Ronald Mcdonald house,City of Toledo Cemetatries,Adopt A Highway,Paws and Whiskers cat shelter, and many more places that need a helping hand.

e) Describe other activities offered

Open Arms offers many activities daily,weekly,monthly etc to meet all the clients desires.

f) Does your agency have an established day services site that is in operation?

Yes

- Describe current services

We range from paid employment,day services,arts,craft,volunteer,and just about anything that the clients have a desire to do.

g) Where is your agency’s day service site located?

360 Reynolds Toledo Ohio 43615

h) What are the typical hours of your agency’s services/supports?

Day Program site is 9am-3pm

i) Describe a typical day for an individual who receives your agency’s day services?

Structured and balanced. There are many different opportunities that a client can choose to partcipate in every day.

j) Is your day service agency certified by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, or licensed by the Ohio Board of Nursing to administer medication?

Yes

k) Does your agency provide non-medical transportation?

Yes

l) How long has your agency been providing day services in Lucas County to individuals with developmental disabilities?

0 to 3 years

m) Date your agency began providing Adult Day Services (month/year):

January 2009

n) How many individuals does your day program serve?

0-20

Does your agency provide Adult Day Services?

Yes