Smith, Crystal

Website: http://www.myprovider.com
Currently serving individuals with developmental disabilities.
Currently seeking referrals.
Independent Provider

Locations

538 Colonial Court

Toledo, Ohio 43620
Main: 419-480-7760
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Contacts

Crystal Smith

chrisdsmith11@yahoo.com
Phone: 419-480-7760

Services

Level One Waiver

Home Maker Personal Care
Transportation

Individual Options Waiver

Home Maker Personal Care
NonMedical Transportation Mileage
NonMedical Transportation Trip
Transportation

Self Empowered Life Funding Waiver (SELF-Waiver)

Community Inclusion Transportation
Community Inclusion-Personal Assistance

References

Name: William Chapman
Phone: 419-214-7593
Address: Toledo,Ohio 43612
Email: NA
Name: Monica smith
Phone: 419-509-1073
Address: Toledo,Ohio43608
Email: ms.monicas@yahoo.com
Name: Douglas Fletcher
Phone: 419-726-8956
Address: Toledo,Ohio 43611
Email: NA

Documents

DODD Certification

Medication Admin Cert.

Independant Profile

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

I am looking to service individuals with Developmental Disabilities.My mission is to encourage,build,and support,while promoting inclusion in the community and safety in the home environment.In addition to that,assisting clients while giving them the opportunity to live independently and in the least restrictive setting possible.

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

I realized as a young girl after losing my grandmother where my heart was as far as helping those in need.In 2006 is when I began my journey servicing and assisting individuals in planning,choosing, and monitoring the provision of needed services.I am very diverse as it relates to the type of care that it needed for I have worked with such diagnosis as Autism,Cerebral Palsy,Down Syndrome,Blind,Mild MR,Language and Learning Disorders.As well as individuals that are more medically necessary including G-tube feedings.The most important thing i've learned while interacting with people with disabilities is that they are people. And just like all people, they are very different, including being different in how they are with disability issues.

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 worked as a Team Leader for the past 2 years with duties as such.Dr.appt,grocery shopping,community outings,socialization and interaction on a daily,monthly paperwork,cooking,cleaning,etc.

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 available anytime after 1:30 pm until Monday thru Saturday.I am a Sunday School Teacher so my times on Sunday would have to be after 2pm.

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?

0 to 3 years

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

0 to 1

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

I am a very consistent and prompt person,however if I ever become ill or an emergency occur,I will make sure to contact the family or guardian in a timely manner.

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

If I am unsure how to handle a situation,I have been provided with a personal liazon to help me through any individual or family concerns.

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

Considering that recreation and leisure activities are a critical to the quality of life for all people, including those with developmental disabilities.I would first get to know the individual and identify all interest by spending time with him/her and even with people that knows them as well,such as family.
Secondly,I would become aware of all the recreation/leisure activities opportunity in the community for the individual.Lastly,support the individual in whatever interest it is that they find meaningful.

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.

- Indicate days & times:

Open

- Indicate days & times:

Open

- Indicate days & times:

Open

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

01/2016