Wilkins, Debra

Doing Business As: L. T. Transport LLC
Currently serving individuals with developmental disabilities.
Currently seeking referrals.
Independent Provider

Locations

5700 Cresthaven Lane

Toledo, Ohio 43614
Main: 419-944-8996
Fax: 5677427244
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Contacts

Debra Wilkins
owner
doobs4540@att.net

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: Lori Bibbs
Phone: 419-340-5723
Address: toledo oh 43607
Email:
Name: Judy Engstrom
Phone: 419-913-7944
Address:
Email: edwr3746@aol.com
Name: Steven Foster
Phone: 5672498873
Address: toledo oh 43615
Email:

Documents

DODD Certification

Independant Profile

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

My purpose is provider the best care possible for each individual in order for each person to be able to be as independent as possible. Caring for individuals with disabilities is very personal to be as I have four adopted children who all have disabilities on varying levels and two who may need life long care. This is my passion.

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

I have worked in the medical field for over 25 years. I was a State Tested Nursing Assistant from 1991-2000. I worked as an insurance billing specialist and claims processor for 17 years. I have been a licensed foster parent since 2002 and began my foster care career as a therapeutic foster parent. I have cared for many individuals from children, elderly, developmental disabled and short term care. I have adopted four children who all have special needs from mild to significant.

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 provided care to individuals with disabilities for many years. Some areas I have had experience in are mental delay, autism, brain injuries, fetal alcohol, emotional disturbance as well as physical disabilities requiring use of medical equipment to provide care.

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

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)

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 in the process of becoming an agency provider and will have support staff who will be able to assist with schedules in the near future.

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

open communication is essential to addressing concerns with family or individuals whom I provider care to.

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

I currently research all avenues to find positive activities for clients. I am also willing and available to assist with vocational rehab services, therapy appointments and other areas of interest to clients.

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 cared for individuals since I was 12 years old. I began with babysitting and it has now been a way of life for me from working as a STNA, then and continue to be a foster and adoptive parent, and now adding being an individual provider. My children may need providers as they get older and I would hope that they will get the same care or better than what I am able to provide.

- Indicate days & times:

7am-5pm

- Indicate days & times:

7am to 11pm

- Indicate days & times:

7am to 11pm

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

May 2016