IDance Adaptive Performing Arts Center

Website: idanceapac.org
Currently serving individuals with developmental disabilities.
Currently seeking referrals.
Agency Provider

Locations

151 N. Michigan Ave
Studio 228
Toledo, Ohio 43604
Main: 419-351-0452
Other 419-309-1610
Adult Day Service Location
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Contacts

Doug Lutman
CEO
info@iconnectoh.org
Phone: 419-351-0452
Adult Day Service Contact
Deanna Jones
Operations Manager
djones@iconnect.org
Cell: 734-799-1449
Karen Medina
Owner
idance@bex.net
Cell: 419-309-1610

Services

Level One Waiver

Home Maker Personal Care
Participant Directed HPC
Group Employment Support
Individual Employment Support
Non Medical Transportation - mileage
HPC-Transportation

Level One Waiver: Adult Day Services

Adult Day Support
Vocational Habilitation

Individual Options Waiver

Shared Living
Home Maker Personal Care
Participant Directed HPC
NonMedical Transportation Mileage
Group Employment Support
Individual Employment Support
HPC - Transportation

Individual Options Waiver: Adult Day Services

Adult Day Support
Vocational Habilitation

Self Empowered Life Funding Waiver (SELF-Waiver)

Participant/Family Stability Assistance-Training
Group Employment Support
Individual Employment Support
Non Medical Transportation - mileage

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

Adult Day Support
Vocational Habilitation

Supported Living

Supported Living

References

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Agency Profile

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

At iDance, we provide a safe place for people to explore a variety of interests. We are a people first agency. Our mission is to give our clients the tools to make safer and healthier choices in their own lives. We focus on fitness and nutrition, offer gym time, cooking classes and many clubs to encourage friendships with those who have similar interests.

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

Our staff goes through a rigorous training including all required 8-hour training. Our staff has a mentor for quarterly audits and training for each individual they serve. Each new staff member has a mentor while working with each client for the first few times.

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

Each individual has a choice in the staff they have. We work very closely with our clients to ensure the best fitting relationships with staff we can.

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 have a 24/7 flexibility of hours for HPC and employment support. We strive to accommodate all requests of services. We encourage our clients to give two weeks advance for days of service.

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

Our management team will always cover substitutes of staff when needed.

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

Each client and family are important to us. We know that open communication is the only effective communication. We work diligently with each client's special team to ensure the greatest potential of our clients. We work together through a variety of ways such as special team meetings, and group emails to address any and all concerns our clients and their support may have.

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

Our team hosts a variety of events here and in the community. From dances to bonfires to movie nights, our clients have a variety of events to choose from to meet new friends and peers. We have partnerships with the Toledo Museum of Art, Pet Bull Project, Challenger Learning Center, 5/3, Lucas County Canine Control and the Toledo-Lucas County Library. Through these partnerships our clients have many opportunities for community inclusion and involvement.

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.

iDance focuses on fitness and nutrition. We have a gym and fitness center, teach dance and fitness classes. We also teach cooking classes and have a catering service.

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?

32

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:

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?

7

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?

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

Each quarter, our staff attends a mandatory inservice. This is in addition to the 8-hour required training. Also, our staff works with a mentor.

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

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 idanceapac.org/services for more information. Our clients benefit from our partnerships with Toledo School for the Arts, Toledo Museum of Art, Pet Bull Project and food pantry, Challenger Learning Center, Education Service Center of Lake Erie West, 5/3, Lucas County Canine Control and more. We offer Gardening and Aquaponics club, Art Club, coputer and coding classes, cooking classes, a cafe and catering service, a full adaptive gym and fitness center and a reading skills improvement group.

- If yes, describe

Our HPC staff have the options to choose when they want one on one services.

- If yes, describe

Our agency hosts a number of events throughout the year. We have bonfires, dance parties, movie nights, fundraisers, arts and craft nights. Everyone may also sign up for dance, acting, singing or fitness classes to participate in year-round.

Adult Day Services

a) Does your agency offer paid employment?

Yes

- Piece Rate

20% commission on sold art

- Hourly Rate

- Other

- Describe your paid employment opportunities.

Art Club's partnership with the gift shop allows for our clients to make commission. Soon our catering service will be a paid opportunity for our clients as well

b) Does your agency offer community outings?

Yes

- Describe community outings

Our ADS goes somewhere every day and include: the Zoo, Toledo Museum of Art, Pet Bull Project, the Antique Popcorn Museum, Computer and Coding class at the library, parks, Cinemark movie theaters, Challenger Learning Center, grocery stores and more.

c) Does your agency offer recreational/leisure activities?

Yes

- Describe recreational/leisure activities

We offer Art Club, Gardening Club, social game hour, gym time, dance classes, drama club, restaurants, and special field trips.

d) Does your agency offer volunteer opportunities?

Yes

- Describe volunteer opportunities

We volunteer at the Toledo Museum of Art, help kids make art at their family center, pass out food at Pet Bull Project and doggie food bank, build lesson plans with scientists at Challenger Learning Center, and walk dogs at Lucas County Canine Control.

e) Describe other activities offered

We offer a reading skills improvement group for our clients that want to improve their reading skills. We have dance classes, drum fit and more.

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?

151 N MICHIGAN AVE., TOLEDO, OH 43604 (DOWNTOWN TOLEDO)

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

Our ADS hours are Monday- Friday 9-3pm

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

Each day our clients come, participate in a morning meeting, get settled in to catch up with their friends. From there, we have social games, gym time, garden, art or scrapbooking club. Ten we have lunch and travel into the community for a variety of reasons, whether it be a weekly volunteer day or a field trip.

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?

No

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):

MAY 2018

n) How many individuals does your day program serve?

0-20

Does your agency provide Adult Day Services?

Yes