Messiah Helping Hands, LLC (aka Gregory, Shawntay)

Doing Business As: Messiah Helping Hands, LLC
Website: http://
Currently serving individuals with developmental disabilities.
Currently seeking referrals.
Agency Provider

Locations

5015 Bennett Rd.

Toledo, Ohio 43612
Main: (567) 225-3193
Fax: (567) 225-3193
Other (567) 395-9919
Adult Day Service Location
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Contacts

Gregory

messiahhelpinghands@gmail.com
Phone: (567) 225-3193
Cell: (567) 395-9919
Adult Day Service Contact

Services

Level One Waiver

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

Level One Waiver: Adult Day Services

Adult Day Support
Vocational Habilitation

Individual Options Waiver

Community Respite
Home Maker Personal Care
Participant Directed HPC
NonMedical Transportation Mileage
NonMedical Transportation
Residential Respite
Group Employment Support

Individual Options Waiver: Adult Day Services

Adult Day Support
Vocational Habilitation

Self Empowered Life Funding Waiver (SELF-Waiver)

Community Respite
Residential Respite
Group Employment Support
Non Medical Transportation-Trip
Non Medical Transportation - mileage

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

Adult Day Support
Vocational Habilitation

Supported Living

Supported Living

References

Name: Laurie Gallegos
Phone: (720) 882- 7444
Address: Toledo, Ohio 43614
Email:
Name: Ebony Lewis
Phone: (419) 806-3213
Address: Toledo, Ohio 43609
Email:
Name: Jonetta Scott
Phone: (270) 559-3995
Address: Paducah, Kentucky 42001
Email:

Documents

Ethics Commitment

Medication Admin Cert.

State Review

Agency Profile

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

Our Agency is here to provide excellent quality care and services to individuals with disabilities and their families, we are committed to setting examples for others to follow by being Respectful, Honest, Friendly and Encouraging everyone to be their best. We understand that all Individual's are different but they must be treated fair and with dignity, each Individual requires different services and supports and that's why we read the ISP very thorough and get to know the Individual 1.1.

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

The staff here at Messiah Helping Hands must have a minimum of 1 year experience of working with Individuals with disabilities in the direct care field here they need a high school diploma and they must pass a background check as well as have a valid license and driving abstract report with current full coverage insurance. They will also attend training by the County Board to receive certifications required by state, also CPR First Aid and Medication Certification. Once all of the information is confirmed and is ok then their is also a 2 week training of new staff to Messiah Helping Hands with a Supervisor.

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

We find what person makes the Individual more comfortable and how their connection is because Individuals react differently with different people, their is always a certain person to meet that one Individuals needs that someone else cant meet and we will make sure to find that certain person for that Individual.

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).

Messiah Helping Hands is a small Agency and we have been very good and prompt about our scheduling of supports and services to Individuals, our days and hours are around the clock just depending on services needed by Individual. We provide services anywhere in Lucas County area, staff is placed according to Individuals needs and time of services and supports.

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

In the event of an emergency in any case we have the chain of commands, and with the chain of commands in place their will always be service and support provided to the Individual as the specified time that was planned.

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

Messiah Helping Hands would evaluate the situation and take the best way to resolve what ever the Individual or family concerns may be, assure the family that we are for what ever we can be of assistance with at anytime.

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

We here at Messiah Helping Hands try to find the community events that are less costly so more Individual's are able to get in the community and enjoy some activities without the need of funds. Their is always fun and neat things in the community that takes place at all different places and we involve our Individuals as often as possible.

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.

We are not experts here at Messiah Helping Hands, but we do an excellent job with our Individual's and how we know that we are is because they are so excited to attend the next activity, program, or event with Messiah Helping Hands staffing.

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?

8

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?

4

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?

12 months

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

As new training is offered by the county board or other educational places Messiah Helping Hands staff will be continuing their education.

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

Making sure documentation is correct, certifications are current, car insurance current, license are valid, background checks are accurate and providing the adequate amount of support and services to our Individual's.

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.

I have 10 years experience of working with Individuals with Disabilities and I have earned the necessary education, training, and certifications to become Messiah Helping Hands, LLC. We are not just any Agency we are here to provide the necessary leadership, coaching, and tools to meet the personal growth and understand the needs and desires of each individual and their families. We are here to serve you and your individul and be of assistance in any way possible, choosing Messiah Helping Hands as your provider you will be very satisfied and pleased with your services and supports.

- If yes, describe

Yes and its based on the Individuals ISP and staff ratio to Individual

- If yes, describe

Put Put, Movies,Shopping Mall, Food Buffets, Bowling, Shooting Pool, Art Museum, Go Karting, Skating, Library, Zoo, Mud Hens Games, Walleye Games, Football Games, Basketball Games, Pizza Places, Carnivals, Fairs, Cedar Point, Pumpkin Farms, Christmas Wonderlands, Lights Before Christmas, Car Shows, Butterfly house, Parks, Rec Jams, Dinner Dances. If individual has a certain place to go then thats just fine to.

Adult Day Services

a) Does your agency offer paid employment?

Yes

- Piece Rate

0.25

- Hourly Rate

minimum wage

- Other

- Describe your paid employment opportunities.

Janitorial, landscaping, shredding,

b) Does your agency offer community outings?

Yes

- Describe community outings

Based on Individual needs so where ever they may request or that I know that they may like to go.

c) Does your agency offer recreational/leisure activities?

Yes

- Describe recreational/leisure activities

Library, Zoo, Art Museum, Movies, Out to Eat, Bowling, Cedar Point, Coloring, Painting, Puzzles, Jewelry making. We try and find a lot of free recreational and leisure activities

d) Does your agency offer volunteer opportunities?

Yes

- Describe volunteer opportunities

Day Cares, Carry Outs, shelters, any licensed facility.

e) Describe other activities offered

We offer all kinds of activities anything you can think of because their is no limits, activities are based on Individuals needs and preference.

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

Yes

- Describe current services

Adult Say Support/ VOC.HAB, Supported Empolyment, Supported Enclave

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

5015 Bennett Rd Toledo, Ohio 43612 it's in the Laskey Lewis Alexis area

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

8a - 3p

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

Individuals either get NMT or Tarps and once they arrive to Day Services they may have breakfast or snack and put their things away, we have curriculum for the day with reading and math, also their is computer and televisions along with all sorts of other arts and crafts. They have their lunch and we also have a quiet area for some individuals who would like to relax, the days vary because summer months are more outdoor activities.

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):

04/2012

n) How many individuals does your day program serve?

0-20

Does your agency provide Adult Day Services?

Yes