Access Computers, Inc.

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

Locations

538 W. Main St.

Lebanon, Ohio 45036
Main: (513) 933-0550
Fax: 513-933-0551
Toll Free: 800-589-5454
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Contacts

Mary Merkle

aciohio@earthlink.net
Phone: (513) 933-0550
Other: 513-932-5454

Services

Individual Options Waiver

Adaptive/Assistive Equipment

References

No References Provided

Documents

Agency Profile

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

We provide electronic device / computer products. Our products are for those who need assistance communicating and for those who want adaptive equipment for their safety, education, and community integration.

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

Our products under the "adaptive equipment" part of waivers do not need an orientation and seldom training. Although, training to show how to use a device is available for an additional cost., which may not be covered by the waiver. If the device would need to be installed or set-up, we could provide that service, again for an additional cost.

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

Not applicable

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).

We are available, by phone, 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday.
1. After the family or the support coordinator calls for a product, we provide a quote for the needed computer equipment or electronic devices.
2. When the individual, family, or doctor determines the best product needed, the waiver is submitted to Ohio by Lucas County.
3. After the waiver is approved, we order the product and have it shipped to the individual.
4. Seldom does one of our technician come to the home for set up or training, although these services are available by appointment during work hours.

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

Not applicable

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

We can communicate with the individual or family over the phone and provide limited free assistance. If an on-site visit is necessary, an appointment would be made. There is a charge for on-site setup or training, which may not be covered by the waiver.

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

We provide communication devices such as IPADS, touch tablets, touch monitors, etc.

h) Does your agency offer one to one services?

No

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

No

j) Identify your agency's areas of expertise.

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

0-20

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

not applicable

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

0 to 3 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?

No

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

Yes

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

Not applicable

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?

Not applicable

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

Not applicable

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

Not applicable

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.

We provide adaptive computer equipment to Ohio.

- If yes, describe

Not applicable

- If yes, describe

Not applicable