Thompson, Gregory A

Doing Business As: Greg Thompson Independent Provider Services
Not currently serving individuals with developmental disabilities.
Currently seeking referrals.
Independent Provider

Locations

1731 Wellesley Dr.

Toledo , Ohio 43606
Main: 419-509-3129
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Contacts

Services

Level One Waiver

Home Maker Personal Care
Transportation

Individual Options Waiver

Home Maker Personal Care
Transportation

References

No References Provided

Documents

DODD Certification

Independant Profile

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

My goal is to assist individuals with disabilities to experience life experiences and opportunities in the most comfortable and enjoyable ways possible. I also look forward to providing homemaking/companionship on a one on one basis. Providing companionship through talking and listening, reading aloud, providing social and emotional support. I also feel it is important to establishes and maintain effective communication and a professional relationship with clients, family members.

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

I have been working with the juvenile justice system for 9 years as a youth and family advocate. My responsibilities included creating and delivering impactful service plans for youth that focused on achieving outcomes in the areas of
education, employment, long-term housing, parenting, relationships and overall health.I also coordinated with referral agencies, identified community resources, tracked participants progress, and
developed creative ways for participants to practice and strengthen their independent living skills.

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

As of May 2013 I have been certified as a Homemaker/Personal Care HPC Transporation Independent provider. I am certified in the areas of the rights of individuals with developmental disbilities, major unusual incidents, specialized support resource book training, overview of basic principles of HCBS waiver providers,CPR and first aide,and bloodborne pathogen training.

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

No

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 availabe to provide services Monday thru Friday from 3:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. The area of Lucas County that I am willing to provide services is in Toledo,Oregon,Maumee, and Sylvania OH.

f) Are you available days?

No

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 an Idependent provider, so in the event of illnes or emergency I will try to contact other independent providers that may be able to assisit my clients during this time.

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

I would first have a family team meeting discussing any concerns of the individual or of the family.This meeting would be brought forward in the most sensitive way possible to where all parties are comfortable to speak, to be heard and to listen. We would discuss all the possible soultions to any concerns and come up with the best solution for the family and individual.

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

I will first learn of the specific likes and capabilities of the individual and then do research to find programs in the communnity that would best suit the individual.

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 have a caring spirit and am genuinely concerned about helping people. I have high moral standards of honesty and integrity.I also have excellent interpersonal skills and social perceptiveness.I have strong communication skills, great organization, good manners and a very outgoing personality.

- Indicate days & times:

- Indicate days & times:

Saturday-Sunday 3:30-9:00

- Indicate days & times:

Saturday-Sunday 3:30-9:00

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

May 2013