Willis, Verna

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

Locations

915 Wright Ave

Toledo, Ohio 43609
Main: (419) 261-9644
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Contacts

Verna Willis
Personal Care Provider
verna.willis@ymail.com
Cell: 419-261-9644
Adult Day Service Contact

Services

Individual Budget/Private Pay

Supported Living

Level One Waiver

Home Maker Personal Care
Informal Respite
Transportation

Individual Options Waiver

Adult Foster Care
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

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

Transportation Non-Medical

References

Name: Kelly Kibalchich
Phone: 440-258-0366
Address: Toledo, OH 43607
Email: kelly_kibalchich@student.owens.edu
Name: Johnnie May Walker
Phone: 419-242-3806
Address: Toledo, OH 43612
Email: N/A
Name: Christine Vaughn
Phone: 419-475-3404
Address: Toledo, OH 43608
Email: N/A

Documents

Independant Profile

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

I am a caretaker wishing to provide assistance to individuals with disabilities. I am here to promote independence, promote autonomy, show compassion.

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

I have worked with individuals with disabilities for 9 years. My work background includes working in group homes, nursing homes, private homes, respite, and hospice. I have cared for a wide variety of people with disabilities including members of my own family. My care includes assisting individuals with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene, dressing, and eating. I have assisted with personal finances, transportation, and housework. I have been an ear to listen or a shoulder to cry on.

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 been a State Tested Nurse Assistant (STNA) for 12 years. I began providing direct care to individuals for the last 9 years. I am certified to pass medications. I am CPR/First Aid certified. My areas of expertise include working with individuals with developmental disabilities.

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 Monday-Friday to provide care. My hours are flexible. I am willing to provide care anywhere from 7am until 8pm. I am willing to provide care and transportation in the Toledo Central Area.

f) Are you available days?

Yes

g) Are you available evenings?

Yes

h) Are you available weekends?

No

i) How long have you been providing certified homemaker personal care services in Lucas County to individuals with developmental disabilities?

7 or more years

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

2 to 4

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

In the event of an emergency I would contact the family or individual ahead of time. I would try to accommodate their needs as best I can. In the past I have taken 2 days of per year.

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

I have an individual in my family with developmental disabilities. I have personal knowing related to frustration and bumps in the road. I have patience and will work with the family or individual to find a solution to the problem.

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

I am willing to provide transportation to events that the individual or family may be interested in the Central Toledo Area. I research events and activities online, in magazines, and in the newspaper. I try to incorporate activities to get the individual involved in the community.

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 believe I have the qualities needed to care for people. I have good morals, compassion, and integrity. I am very dependable, patient, and willing to go the extra mile to make a family or individual happy.

- Indicate days & times:

Monday-Friday 7am-3pm

- Indicate days & times:

- Indicate days & times:

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

March 2002

Adult Day Services

a) Do you provide supported employment community?

Yes

b) How long have you been providing supported employment community services in Lucas County?

7 or more

c) Date you began providing supported employment community services (month/year):

March 2002

d) Do you provide non-medical transportation?

Yes