Champaign Residential Services, Inc. (CRSI)

Doing Business As:
Website: http://www.crsi-oh.com
Currently serving individuals with developmental disabilities.
Currently seeking referrals.
Agency Provider

Locations

151 N. Michigan St.
Suite 317
Toledo, Ohio 43604
Main: (419) 243-6814
Fax: (419) 243-6746
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1150 Scioto Street

Urbana, Ohio 43078
Main: 937-653-1320
Fax: 937-653-1321
Adult Day Service Location
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Contacts

Karen Weisman
Program Administrator
kweisman@crsi-oh.com
Phone: (419) 243-6814
Cell: (419) 344-6027
Scott DeLong
President
sdelong@crsi-oh.com
Phone: 937-653-1353
Dave Faulkner
Program Development Administrator
dfaulkner@crsi-oh.com
Phone: 937-653-1334
Adult Day Service Contact

Services

Individual Budget/Private Pay

Adult Foster Care
Supported Employment
Supported Living

Individual Budget/Private Pay: Adult Day Services

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

Level One Waiver

Environmental Accessibility Adaptations
Home Maker Personal Care
Personal Emergency Response System
Specialized Medical Equipment & Supplies
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 Foster Care
Community Respite
Environmental Accessibility Adaptations
Home Maker Personal Care
NonMedical Transportation Mileage
Personal Emergency Response
Remote Monitoring
Remote Monitoring Equipment
Residential Respite
Transportation

Individual Options Waiver: Adult Day Services

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

Self Empowered Life Funding Waiver (SELF-Waiver)

Community Inclusion Transportation
Community Inclusion Transportation-Commercial Vehicle
Community Inclusion-Personal Assistance
Community Respite
Functional Behavioral Assessment
Integrated Employment Agency
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: John Hornsby
Phone: 904-372-0736
Address: Jacksonville Beach FL. 32250
Email:

Documents

DODD Certification

Agency Profile

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

Champaign Residential Services Inc.’s (CRSI) mission and philosophy is to empower and support individuals with challenges to provide an opportunity to develop their maximum level of independence as they choose. It is the intent of CRSI to value lifestyles and choices by all individuals served.

Inherent in this commitment is the establishment of quality support systems for those at risk that enhance physical, intellectual, emotional, communication, vocational, and social skills according to the individual’s needs, abilities and choices.

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

CRSI is committed to hiring skilled, quality staff. CRSI strives to develop a positive relationship between each individual and their direct
care staff. Upon hire, employees are trained thoroughly in this consumer-driven philosophy and are provided ongoing professional development. Training required annually & upon hire includes:
• CPR and First Aid
• 14-hour Medication Administration
• Abuse/Neglect
• OSHA
• Incident & MUI Reporting
• HIPAA Confidentiality
• Individual Rights
• Agency Policies
• Fire Safety
• Emergency Response
• Van & Auto Safety
• Consumer Specific –16 hours
• Crisis Intervention

All staff employed by CRSI are required to be at least 18 years of age and meet certain requirements. Employee requirements include:
• Diploma or GED
• Valid Driver’s License
• Vehicle Insurance
• Social Security Card
• TB Testing
• Credit Check (if required)

Background Checks required:
• Nurse’s Aide Registry
• Abuser Registry
• Local Police and BCI
• Bureau of Motor Vehicles

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

At CRSI we understand that a key componant of quality services is the relationship between the people served and thier support staff. We continue to work to understand how to make those matches, while always doing our best to honor the choices of those recieving services. As a seasoned provider of services since 1976 CRSI has vast experience working with people to help find the staff matching that fits thier individual needs.

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).

The CRSI regional office is able to set-up services anywhere in Lucas County. Our supports include any type of hours configurations up to and including 24-hour, 7-day a week services.

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

Included in the many services provided by CRSI, we provide 24 hour a day 7-day a week support services. Through the relationships we form with the people we support, and our co-workers, a commitment forms to showing up every day. CRSI staff are provided with contact list for thier co-workers who have been trained to work with the people they provide services to. When emergencies arise, CRSI staff call one another to find someone to replace the service hours. If these efforts fail, each service location has a manager assigned. These managers have on-call responsibilities that include emergency coverage.

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

Advocating for consumers is our team's full time commitment. Individual or family concerns are not only addressed by Direct Support Professionals, Managers, Program Specialist, and Regional Program Administrators, CRSI offers a rare and unique program, our Consumer Advocacy Program. This program employs individuals living with challenges who understand the needs and challenges of others. John Hannah, an individual with developmental disabilities is on staff as a full-time consumer advocate. Hannah is also the first individual with disabilities to chair the Arc of Ohio, advocating for people on a statewide level. John and his staff help to resolve concerns, and conduct satisfaction surveys with people recieving support services from CRSI.

The .PDF brochure that details this program can be found attached, and also at www.crsi-oh.org under CRSI Services, Consumer Advocacy.


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

Community inclusion includes helping people maintain current community connections and activities, while assisting to expand those opportunities for those whose current opportunities are limited. The Toledo/Lucas regional office coordinates some events for all people recieving CRSI services, including the Holiday party. At the agency level CRSI has a full time Recreational Coordinator who among other duties, monitors local media for community events and activities throughout all of the counties CRSI provides services in, and sends weekly updates to regions. We are experienced at vacation opportunities for people with developmental disabilities, as well as helping people take advantage of County Board offered activities.

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.

Please see the video "CRSI Services" at the bottom of our homepage at www.crsi-oh.org. Areas of expertise include:

Quality residential services including I.O. Waiver, ICFIDD, and Level One Waiver services
Strive Program- Adult Day Services & Vocational Habilitation
Quality Assurance
Behavior Support Services
Consumer Advocacy
Staff Development

(Currently Toledo/Lucas region provides Waiver home maker personal care and transportation)

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?

750

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?

As Ohio's largest non-profit provider of DD services we employ 1,125 Direct Support Professionals

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?

The average length of service for full-time direct support staff at CRSI is just over 6 years. The average length of service for part-time direct support staff is just over 3 years.

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

Currently Toledo/Lucas region staff are expanding thier skills through the Ohio Association of County Board's "Good Life" program. Two Toledo area employees are certified facilitators of this staff development program that includes 12 learning experiences. "Good Life" uses the ideas of Person Centered Planning and DODD's Positive Culture Initiative. The Good Life Series is focused on a commitment to daily conversations about what it takes to be “THE BEST” by providing a GOOD LIFE for the people you serve. For more information on Good Life visit www.oacbdd.org under Programs-Positive Culture, or the Good Life Network on Facebook.
CRSI provides quarterly trainings at it's home office focused on expanding skills for all Program Specialist and Program Administrators in the agency. Through it's Statewide presence, CRSI stays on top of the latest in best practice through supporting our employees to attend trainings and conferences.
See the Staff Development brochure attached and on our website www.crsi-oh.org

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

Assuring quality is a daily job that includes all CRSI employees. As Ohio's largest non-profit provider of developmental disabilities services CRSI also has it's own internal Quality Assurance Department. The goal of the Quality Assurance Department at CRSI is to maintain the agency's high level of quality care in diverse systems/models, counties, and consumer populations. Activities of the office include program evaluation, staff training, assistance with service delivery, ongoing monitoring of services, including utilization analysis and compliance to all appropriate rules and statutes that govern our services, consultation, and investigating, developing and implementing innovative service delivery systems that provide greater support options and follow a pro-active consumer-driven philosophy of care. Individual regions also do peer review surveys of one another as a measure to maintain quality.

Evelyn McGee, Quality Assurance Director
Emcgee@crsi-oh.com

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.

Please visit our website at www.crsi-oh.com to learn more about Ohio's largest non-profit provider of Developmental Disabilities services.

- If yes, describe

Yes, we currently provide 1:1 support services, when this service is included in the approved ISP/support plan.

- If yes, describe

The Toledo/Lucas regional office coordinates some events for all people recieving CRSI services, including the Holiday party. At the agency level CRSI has a full time Recreational Coordinator who among other duties, monitors local media for community events and activities throughout all of the counties CRSI provides services in, and sends weekly updates to regions. We are experienced at vacation opportunities for people with developmental disabilities, including group vacations.

Adult Day Services

a) Does your agency offer paid employment?

Yes

- Piece Rate

Piece rate is not typical for people working paid employment.

- Hourly Rate

For specifics on hourly rates for paid employment in Adult Services at CRSI please contact: Dave Faulkner, Director of Adult Services at 937-653-1334

- Other

Currently CRSI operates Adult Day Services in Champaign, Clark, Allen, and Hancock Counties. For interest in potential future services in Lucas County please contact Dave Faulkner, Director of Adult Services at 937-653-1334

- Describe your paid employment opportunities.

Currently CRSI operates Adult Day Services in Champaign, Clark, Allen, and Hancock Counties. Innovative opportunities include the cultivation of organic produce, and the production of our line of coffee products.

b) Does your agency offer community outings?

Yes

- Describe community outings

Currently in Lucas County community outings are organized for those recieving Level One and IO Waiver services.

c) Does your agency offer recreational/leisure activities?

Yes

- Describe recreational/leisure activities

The Toledo/Lucas regional office coordinates some events for all people recieving CRSI services, including the Holiday party. At the agency level CRSI has a full time Recreational Coordinator who among other duties, monitors local media for community events and activities throughout all of the counties CRSI provides services in, and sends weekly updates to regions. We are experienced at vacation opportunities for people with developmental disabilities, including group vacations.

d) Does your agency offer volunteer opportunities?

Yes

- Describe volunteer opportunities

Currently CRSI operates Adult Day Services in Champaign, Clark, Allen, and Hancock Counties (including potential for volunteer involvement). For more information about volunteer opportunities in CRSI Adult Day Services please contact Dave Faulkner, Director of Adult Services at 937-653-1334.

e) Describe other activities offered

Currently CRSI operates Adult Day Services in Champaign, Clark, Allen, and Hancock Counties (including programs that are activities based). For more information about activity based opportunities in CRSI Adult Day Services please contact Dave Faulkner, Director of Adult Services at 937-653-1334.

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

Yes

- Describe current services

Currently CRSI operates established Adult Day Services sites in Champaign, Clark, Allen, and Hancock Counties (including programs that are activities based, paid work, and volunteer opportunities). For more information about these opportunities in CRSI Adult Day Services please contact Dave Faulkner, Director of Adult Services at 937-653-1334.

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

Currently CRSI operates established Adult Day Services sites in Champaign, Clark, Allen, and Hancock Counties.

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

Most services are 1st shift hours at this time.

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

For more information about the daily schedules of our various Adult Day Services programs please contact Dave Faulkner, Director of Adult Services at 937-653-1334.

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):

Since the initiation of this certification

n) How many individuals does your day program serve?

41 or more

Does your agency provide Adult Day Services?

Yes