Community Residential Services

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

Locations

151 N. Michigan St.
Suite 217
Toledo, Ohio 43624
Main: (419) 255-5200
Fax: (419) 256-0761
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3973 Navarre Ave.

Oregon, Ohio 43613
Main: 419-255-5200
Adult Day Service Location
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Contacts

Tom Musto
Executive Director
tmusto@sbcglobal.net
Phone: (419) 255-5200

Services

Individual Budget/Private Pay

Supported Living

Individual Budget/Private Pay: Adult Day Services

Adult Day Support
Transportation Non-Medical

Level One Waiver

Home Maker Personal Care

Level One Waiver: Adult Day Services

Adult Day Support
Transportation Non-Medical

Individual Options Waiver

Home Maker Personal Care
NonMedical Transportation Mileage
NonMedical Transportation Trip

Individual Options Waiver: Adult Day Services

Adult Day Support

Self Empowered Life Funding Waiver (SELF-Waiver)

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

Adult Day Support
Transportation Non-Medical

References

No References Provided

Documents

Ethics Commitment

Agency Profile

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

CRS's philosophy rests on its mission to provide lifestyle support to persons in Northwest Ohio with Developmental Disabilities. CRS fosters greater levels of independent living, community inclusion, and personal empowerment. CRS is a non-profit agency.

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

CRS ensures staff are trained in all areas required by DODD rules and regulations. Additionally, selected trainings are required for staff that are not mandated but are necessary for quality provisions of services in areas such as Community Inclusion, Personal Choice, and Gentle Teaching series. Several days of one to one shadow training of supervisors and staff following training on individual specific plans.

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

CRS is committed to ensuring staff work well with the individuals they serve ensuring respectful relations. Management has worked to resolve any conflicts with individuals in whatever manner in necessary. CRS performs bi monthly planning sessions from the home up thru management levels to ensure quality services are delivered per the individual's satisfaction.

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).

CRS is a 24 hour service agency. As an agency with Licensed and Supported Living (24 hours a day seven days a week) and Day Program (Monday thru Friday, 9a-3p) services are offered. CRS services individuals in Lucas and Wood County.

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

CRS ensures staffing is provided per the individuals needs. We provide trained staff to fill shifts in cases of primary staff illness or emergency.

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

CRS first choice is to offer meeting to resolve issues or concerns. We do have a formal grievance procedure, when necessary to formally approach resolution at the upper levels of the agency.

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

CRS ensures opportunities are presented to individuals per their desire and makes all efforts to engage individuals in the surrounding community.

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.

CRS has a long standing history of serving individuals successfully in Licensed setting for 35 years and in Independent supported living for nearly 30 years. Most of the individuals we serve have been long term with CRS services. Our expertise concentrates on providing quality level services.

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

21-40

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

21- 40

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

7 or more

n) Which describes your agency:

Non 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?

33

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?

Approx 4 years; However several staff have been with the agency for over 15 years.

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

At the time of hire as required, also an annual questionnaire is given to staff for feedback of what areas of training they feel would be beneficial. Non Required Training and education is arranged based on staff interest and or management decisions.

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

CRS assures consumer satisfaction and quality services through monitoring the functions of services by performing individual and agency planning sessions in the home, having staff team meetings, holding management meetings with all personnel, performing annual personnel evaluations.

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.

CRS encourages those who are interested in services to make visits to the locations under consideration to meet staff and observe services.

- If yes, describe

CRS has serves some individuals who require 1:1 staffing. CRS also provides 1:1 service for all individuals in congregate settings.

- If yes, describe

CRS offers a variety of planned outings in the community that encompasses all the choices of anyone in the general community per their choosing.

Adult Day Services

a) Does your agency offer paid employment?

No

- Piece Rate

- Hourly Rate

- Other

- Describe your paid employment opportunities.

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?

No

- Describe volunteer opportunities

e) Describe other activities offered

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

Yes

- Describe current services

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

3973 Navarre, Oregon Ohio 43613

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

CRS typical hours are 9a-3p Monday thru Friday.

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

Individuals enjoy a variety of arts and crafts, leisure recreation activities, and at least one community outing per week on a routine basis. Individuals participate in the decision making of the activities and trips they enjoy, so services are tailored to individuals choice.

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?

No

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):

August 2011

n) How many individuals does your day program serve?

0-20

Does your agency provide Adult Day Services?

Yes