Easter, Shawntia

Currently serving individuals with developmental disabilities.
Currently seeking referrals.
Independent Provider

Locations

3522 Hoiles Ave

Toledo, Ohio 43612
Main: 419-450-5761
Fax: 419-214-8836
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Contacts

Shawntia Easter

mzeaster2@gmail.com
Phone: 419-450-5761

Services

Level One Waiver

Home Maker Personal Care

Individual Options Waiver

Home Maker Personal Care

Supported Living

Supported Living

References

No References Provided

Documents

Medication Admin Cert.

Independant Profile

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

My philosophy of providing services to individuals with disabilities is that in order to properly care for them, you have to have a passion for them and people in general. If, you do not have that passion, you will not be able to properly care for individuals with disabilities.

b) Describe yourself and your background/experience with individuals with disabilities.

I am a caring, compassionate person when it comes down to this line of work. It has always been in me to help people out in any way that I can. I have worked with seniors, children to seniors with disabilities for about 10 years now. I have had many training on how to deal with different behaviors and so forth. This is what I dream of and want to continuously to do for a lifetime.

c) Describe any specialized training or education you have received to prepare you to work with individuals with disabilities. Describe any areas of expertise.

I have certifications in med pass, cpr/first aid. I have been through different trainings as to understanding individuals with disabilities and on how to deal with different behaviors with individuals with disabilities.

d) Are you certified by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities to provide medication administration?

Yes

e) Describe your availability and flexibility in scheduling services and supports for individuals with disabilities. (Days and hours available, areas of Lucas County you are willing to provide services, etc)

I am very flexible with my hours. Once someone chooses me to provide services for their loved ones, I am willing to work with you on the hours.

f) Are you available days?

Yes

g) Are you available evenings?

Yes

h) Are you available weekends?

Yes

i) How long have you been providing certified homemaker personal care services in Lucas County to individuals with developmental disabilities?

7 or more years

j) How many individuals do you serve in Lucas County?

2 to 4

k) Describe how services will be provided in the event of your illness or emergency.

Depends on the emergency, if anything severe were to happen I communicate with whomever to inform them of anything. I very rare call of for anything.

l) Describe how you would address individual or family concerns.

I will communicate with the individuals family and SASS for any concerns.

m) Describe specific strategies for increasing community inclusion and involvement for individuals served.

I would look up to see what is going on in the community and ask the individual if he/she would like to participate in that activity and would also encourage them to do so.

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

I am the best choice of provider because this is not just a job to me, this is something that have been in my heart to do since I was a little girl. I am willing to work with with children on up to seniors.

- Indicate days & times:

M-F 7a-5p and possibly weekends

- Indicate days & times:

Upon request

- Indicate days & times:

Upon request

- When did you begin providing services in Lucas County (month/year)

2009