Anne Grady Corporation

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

Locations

1525 Eber Rd

Holland, Ohio 43528
Main: (419) 866-6500
Fax: 419-866-7457
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DISCOVERY DAY PROGRAM
1645 Trade Road
Holland, Ohio 43528
Main: 419-867-7501
Fax: 419-867-7800
Adult Day Service Location
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ANNE GRADY SUPPORTED LIVING
2121 Byrne Road
Toledo , Ohio 43614
Main: 419-380-8985
Fax: 419-380-9421
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COMMUNITY TRANSIT SERVICES
2995 Gradwohl
Toledo, Ohio 43617
Main: 419-868-7433
Fax: 419-866-7457
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ANNE GRADY RESPITE SERVICES
1525 Eber Road
Holland, Ohio 43528
Main: 419-866-6500
Fax: 419-866-7457
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Anne Grady Adult Day Center
2149 S. Byrne Rd.
Toledo, Ohio 43614
Main: 419-867-7501 ext. 3007 or 3025
Adult Day Service Location
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Contacts

Roger Fortener
Assistant Executive Director
rfortener@annegrady.org
Phone: (419) 866-6500
Cell: 419-704-6131
Jackie Ellis
Manager - ADULT DAY SERVICES
jellis@annegrady.org
Phone: 419-867-7501 x3007
Cell: 419-304-4473
Adult Day Service Contact
Fran Nichols
SUPPORTED LIVING MANAGER
fnichols@annegrady.org
Phone: 419-380-8985 x407
Cell: 419-779-1784
Renesha Warren
RESPITE MANAGER
rwarren@annegrady.org
Phone: 419-866-6500 x 223
Steve Hannigan
COMMUNITY TRANSIT SERVICES MANAGER
shannigan@annegrady.org
Phone: 419-868-7433 x 101
Cell: 419-704-5525

Services

Individual Budget/Private Pay

Supported Employment
Supported Living

Individual Budget/Private Pay: Adult Day Services

Adult Day Support
Transportation Non-Medical
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
Transportation Non-Medical
Vocational Habilitation

Individual Options Waiver

Adaptive/Assistive Equipment
Adult Family Living
Community Respite
Home Maker Personal Care
NonMedical Transportation Mileage
Nutrition
Remote Monitoring
Remote Monitoring Equipment
Residential Respite
Social Work
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
Remote Monitoring
Remote Monitoring Equipment
Residential Respite

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

Adult Day Support
Supported Employment - Enclave
Transportation Non-Medical
Vocational Habilitation

References

Name: Peter Pazienza
Phone: 810-650-1829
Address: Brighton Michigan 48114
Email: peterpazienza@att.net
Name: Annabella Bognar
Phone: 419-285-4262
Address: Toledo, Ohio
Email: lcmdir@yahoo.com
Name: Stephen Scarvelis
Phone: 419-517-3428
Address: Toledo, Ohio 43623
Email: NA

Documents

Medication Admin Cert.

Agency Profile

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

Our mission is to provide dignity, respect, and quality service to people with disabilities and their families, always offering opportunities to reach their highest potential.

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

All of our new employees go through classroom training followed by on the job training (paired with an experienced employee). This is followed up with CPR and First Aid. If an employee works in Supported Living or pass medications, they take a Medication Administration Class. We also have quarterly training for employees on an on-going basis.

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

We carefully select staff who have matching or as close to matching interests and personality that the conusmer has. We take into consideration what the individual desires in a staff person, what their reaction is to a staff person, and what the individual's opinion is about the staff person.

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 will provide services up to 24 hours a day and seven days a week, every day of the year. We will provide services anywhere in Lucas County.

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

We are always prepared for emergencies or staff illnesses with a back-up staffing plan. We have Supervisors who are on call 24/7 and will provide back-up staff in such an event.

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

Concerns are first brought to the home supervisor, who works directly with families, individuals, or guardians. If the issue is not resolved with the supervisor, the family/person may move up the chain of command until their concerns are satisfactorily addressed.

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

Our Supported Living department strongly supports individuals participating in community events and community inclusion. Home supervisors make certain individuals are involved in the community as much as the individuals' abilities and desires allow. All of our staff are required to have clean driving records and insurance to ensure they are able to provide safe transportation for community activities to the individuals we serve.

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.

* Our ICF specializes in services to individuals who have severe and profound (medical and physical)
disabilities.
* Community Transit Services offers non-emergency medical transportation, transportation to schools,
transportation to work, and transportation for recreational activities for indiviudals with developmental
disabilities.
* We offer adult and children's respite services.
* We offer supported living support services.
* We have an Outpatient Therapy Clinic (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech
Therapy) that focuses on assisting individuals who have developmental disabilities that may not be
able to receive these services else-where.
* We have a Day/Vocational Program that offers leisure activities, educational opportunities, and
vocational activities. We offer ceramics, lawn work, a vending machine service, shredding, art-work,
and a variety of other educational and vocational opportunities.

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?

Approximately 153 in residential, 100 in Day Program, Over 300 in Transportation, up to 22 in Respite

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?

No

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

Over 250

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?

5 years

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

1.) After one year of service employees can take advantage of College Tuition reimbursement.
2.) On-going Quarterly Training for all staff keeping them updated on topics in the field.
3.) Annual Medication Re-Certification Training.
4.) Bi-Annual Positive Behavior Support Training.
5.) CPR/First Aid Certification.
6.) Training on all Health and Safety Alerts.
7.) Any other misc. training as the need dictates.

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

Our Quality Assurance starts with the Home Supervisors...they monitor medication and home finances weekly and all other services bi-weekly. Then Management Staff conduct monthly QA Monitoring. Management also performs random (pop-in) visits on various shifts to the Supported Living Homes. Managment conducts "Satisfaction Surveys" monthly with the individuals, Guardians, and Lucas County Support Service Specialists.

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 are a large agency with 35 years of experience serving individuals within our community. We are well-equipped to serve any need an individual presents. We have staff who have dedicated many years to serving individuals with disabilities. We actually offer just about every service possible, Transportation, Day Programming, Vocational Training and Jobs, Residential Services (Supported Living as well as a Base ICF facility and ICF Group Homes , Respite Care, and Outpatient Therapy.

- If yes, describe

First, if one on one services are directed by the individual's ISP, we provide that service. There are other times when a consumer may wish to do something special within the community, we will help the individual in doing so and this includes providing one to one services.

- If yes, describe

Our Home Supervisors and Recreation Staff work together to plan and coordinate group activities, such as sporting events, trips to amusment parks, trips to State Fairs, Birthday parties a various homes, BBQs at various homes, Restauants, etc.

Adult Day Services

a) Does your agency offer paid employment?

Yes

- Piece Rate

We do not currently do piece rate. It may be something we do in the future.

- Hourly Rate

We do hourly rate based on actual work performed.

- Other

N/A

- Describe your paid employment opportunities.

We have several consumers working in our Laundry, Kitchen, and Housekeeping Departments. These are paid full and part-time positions. We have several people working in our Vending Machine Program and in-house store. We have also developed a sorting and scanning project that pays a wage.

b) Does your agency offer community outings?

Yes

- Describe community outings

We take individuals to bowling, to the animal shelter, swimming, Crosby Gardens, and various community outings, etc. All outings are listed on the monthly calendar sent home with consumers.

c) Does your agency offer recreational/leisure activities?

Yes

- Describe recreational/leisure activities

Yes we have recreational/leisure program available to consumers in the vocational department. For instance, we offer a ceramics program that includes a kiln and all aspects that go with making hundreds of different ceramic items. We have a sensory room, we offfe assorted leisure-based activities.

d) Does your agency offer volunteer opportunities?

Yes

- Describe volunteer opportunities

Volunteers help individuals in the vocational area with the ceramics program. Volunteer opportunities are also available in the store/vending room.

e) Describe other activities offered

We will from time to time hold a party/carnival, car wash, various activities that involve the consumers and the staff as a whole. If a consumer has a special interest we will make every effort to accomadate the interest he/she expresses.

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

Yes

- Describe current services

We currently have a 20, 000 square foot building that has six classrooms, a vending room, and a large (extended) vocational training area. We offer vocational training, jobs, educational programs, and leisure skill activities.

We also have another location that has an open floor plan that is located on Byrne Road. This location is a more relaxed atmosphere for adults who may be winding down and enjoy a more quiet and leisure environment.

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

1645 Trade Road In Holland, Ohio. AND 2121 Byrne Rd. Toledo, Ohio 43614

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

Administrative Office hours are 7:30am to 5:00pm.
DayProgram/Vocational hours are typically 9:00am to 3:00pm.

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

Depending on what area they are enrolled they arrive and upon checking in, they go to their respective work area and begin either a paid work job or a leisure-based activity. The enclaves prepare for work either inside the facility or to be transported to the work site. They eat lunch and resume or change activities in the afternoon. The schedules are tailored for the individual and what their needs are. We have quite a few individuals who leave the home base of the day program and work in jobs such as laundry, house-keeping, kitchen work, and in the summer yard work.

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?

7 or more years

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

September 11, 2006.

n) How many individuals does your day program serve?

41 or more

Does your agency provide Adult Day Services?

Yes