Request for Providers

Specialized Medical Equipment & Supplies (Adaptive Assistive Equipment)

6/17/2024

Seeking a quote for a weighted vest for a 22 year old female. Individual is diagnosed with non-epileptic seizures.

Please contact Samira Weigl at sweigl@waynedd.org. RFP#419SW

HPC Services/ HPC-T

6/13/2024

Forty-five year old woman with spina bifida and insulin dependent diabetes who lives by herself in her own apartment is seeking a  HPC/HPC-T provider (female) for up to 56 hours of support a week. The client has complex medical needs and she needs verbal prompts and possible physical assistance with her medical issues and personal care.

Please contact Sara Berrey at sberrey@waynedd.org RFP#418SB

HPC/HPC-T

6/13/2024

Twenty-three year old female with AD/HD, intellectual disability, obesity, and some mental health concerns who lives with her family is seeking a female HPC/HPC-T provider to assist her in accessing community resources such as going swimming and visiting local parks, and increasing her independent living skills around her house. The individual is interested in receiving services up to 10 hours a week. The individual is mostly independent with their personal care skills.

Please contact Sara Berrey at sberrey@waynedd.org RFP#417SB

Residential Respite

6/13/2024

Fifty three old man with moderate intellectual disability and insulin dependent diabetes with no behavioral issues is looking for residential respite one time a month from Friday at 5 pm until Sunday at 5 pm. The home needs to be a ranch style home with no stairs as he doesn't like steps. The provider also must feel comfortable giving the person their daily insulin shot (doesn't need to be med certified in this task--it is covered through family delegation.) Individual is independent with all of their personal care--just needs some verbal prompts.

Please contact Sara Berrey at sberrey@waynedd.org RFP#416SB

ADS, VH and NMT

6/13/2024

36 year old male with the diagnoses of Moderate Intellectual Disability and mental health diagnoses in Wooster. He is interested in participating in VH and ADS services.  He is new to the Wayne County area and resides in a congregate setting with 2 roommates.  He is independent in the areas of communication and mobility and is able to perform most self care tasks but may need reminders and direction to do so.  He is served at an acuity B.  He is very social and loves to look at magazines and attending/watching sporting events.  He does exhibit some maladaptive behaviors and will need reminders to keep appropriate social distance.  Though rare, he may exhibit behaviors that include hitting, slamming things, and pulling hair.  

Staff providing the supports should be trained in CPI.  He has an approved mechanical restraint to be used while traveling in vehicles to prevent him from eloping the seat.  

Please reach out to Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org with any questions or if you are interested in providing services to this individual. RFP#415MG

HPC Services

6/13/2024

46 year old woman would like HPC for outings. She is very fun and a delight to be around. Her diagnosis is Down Syndrome.  She has no mobility issues, feeding issues, incontinence issues and no behavior concerns. She is very self reliant. She loves the library, shopping, eating out, baking and movies. She would like 3-4 hours twice per month. of HPC.

Please contact Becky Migdal at bmigdal@waynedd.org. RFP#414BM

Individual Employment Supports

6/11/2024

26 year old female needing Individual Employment Services (IES) to help her at her job at least once a month. She struggles with staying off of her phone, working consistently, following directions. She very much wants to keep her job at a local nursing home. She works 40 hours per week.

Please contact Becky Migdal  bmigdal@waynedd.org RFP#412BM

Waiver Nursing Providers

6/6/2024

40 year old male client who lives with his parents in Wooster is seeking up to 112hrs of private duty nursing (PDN) care in his home.  This client has complex medical needs, he requires total physical supports with all life areas/ADL.  He requires close supervision due to his complex medical needs.  

Primary Diagnosis:  Acute & chronic respiratory failure with hypoxia.  Client is ventilator dependent.

Other Diagnoses: spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy; dysphagia unspecified; severe-profound Intellectual disabilities; Anemia, Bradycardia, Hypotension, unspecified convulsions; ulcer of esophagus w/ bleeding; recurrent pneumonia; attention to gastrostomy; ventilator care dependent; attention to colostomy; dependence on supplemental oxygen.

Client is at high risk for emergency department visits and/or other hospital readmission.  Client is a FULL CODE.

Please contact Cheryl Gooch at cgooch@waynedd.org RFP# 410CG

Residential Respite

6/6/2024

25 year old young man lives with his dad in Wooster.  His dad would like to be able to utilize some respite days which can occur at his dad's home in Wooster.  Dad and individual are looking for someone who has experience working with individual with autism who are non-verbal and use a communication ipad.  Individual needs support with ADLS through verbal prompts and some hand over hand support.  Individual is very schedule based and doesn't like a lot of change, so dad will help the potential provider to get to know his son's schedule and how best to follow it.  Respite could be for a day, overnight or a full week at a time if the provider is willing and able.

Please contact Cheryl Gooch at cgooch@waynedd.org RFP#409CG

Shared Living/Group Home

6/3/2024

Looking for a group home in Wayne County for two young ladies who want to live with fun and social friends.

The first lady: needs help in self-care, mobility, self-direction, capacity for independent living, economic self-sufficiency, and learning. She has close constant visual supervision when in the community and at school. When she is at home, she has constant auditory supervision and she is visually checked every 10-15 minutes during awake hours.

The second lady: Individual has been diagnosed with Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder (non-epileptic seizures), ADHD, Anxiety and Depression. Individual has an IO Waiver. Due to her non-epileptic seizures, individual requires close and constant supervision when out in the community and constant auditory supervision with 30 min visual checks when at home. Individual  currently lives at home with her family. The individual is very funny, can occupy herself, loves to make other people laugh and likes to watch Netflix. She is a great helper when at home. She is very positive, truthful and kind.

Please contact Morgan Butler at mbutler@waynedd.org or sweigl@waynedd.org RFP#408MB

Environmental Modifications

5/30/2024

A group of young men who live together need home modifications. This is a visual assessment, but here is an idea of the required equipment: 1. Wheelchair ramp: Aluminum, no steps, no angles, platform with handrails.2. Toilet: Big and tall or extra tall.

If interested in learning more, please contact Kara Smith. ksmith@waynedd.org RFP#407KS

Respite

5/30/2024

Searching for a provider to do respite in their home from August 2 to August 9.  The individual is a 47 year old sweet gentleman, who is ambulatory.  He does need assistance with his ADL's, such as:  bathing, shaving, dressing, meal preparation, and medication administration.  He enjoys watching cartoons, especially Scooby Doo, and sports.  The individual also enjoys someone reading to him. The individual is generally a very happy person.  He is mostly non-verbal.  He understands what is being said, and will give basic yes/no answers. He loves to pace, when there is room for him to do so.  

If interested please contact Julie DeChiara at  jdechiara@waynedd.org.  RFP#406JD

Shared Living/Group Home

5/30/2024

Looking for a group home for a 22 year old female.

Individual has been diagnosed with Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder (non-epileptic seizures), ADHD, Anxiety and Depression. Individual has an IO Waiver. Due to her non-epileptic seizures, individual requires close and constant supervision when out in the community and constant auditory supervision with 30 min visual checks when at home. Individual  currently lives at home with her family. The individual is very funny, can occupy herself, loves to make other people laugh and likes to watch Netflix. She is a great helper when at home. She is very positive, truthful and kind.

Please contact Samira Weigl at sweigl@waynedd.org. RFP#405SW

HPC Services

5/28/2024

Searching for an HPC Provider (female staff requested) for a 38 year old female who is looking for opportunities to get out/about in the community 1x/week plus occasional assistance to take her to/from special olympics practices.

Female lives in Doylestown in Wayne County near the Summit County border.

Hours to be authorized are 5 hours/week.

Please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#404DD

Environmental Modifications

5/23/2024

Seeking a quote for a bathroom revision to convert the current tub/shower unit to a walk-in shower unit.

Please contact Morgan Butler at mbutler@waynedd.org RFP#403MB

HPC/HPC Services

5/23/2024

An young woman is seeking HPC/HPC transportation to go to/from medical appointments, activities, and errands in the community.  Occasionally, her medical appointments are out of town.  She utilizes a wheelchair and requires a modified vehicle/   She is diagnosed with Spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, GERO, H/0 back spasms, H/0 UTI, Baclofen pump implant, Double Curved Scoliosis, Degenerative Disc Disease & notation of 1984 plate/screws in right hip.

Please contact mbutler@waynedd.org RFP#402MB

Shared Living/Group Home

5/21/2024

Looking for a group home for a young lady who wants to live with fun and social friends.

She needs help in self-care, mobility, self-direction, capacity for independent living, economic self-sufficiency, and learning. She has close constant visual supervision when in the community and at school. When she is at home, she has constant auditory supervision and she is visually checked every 10-15 minutes during awake hours.

Please contact Morgan Butler at mbutler@waynedd.org or jrobbins@waynedd.org RFP#400MB

HPC Services

5/13/2024

52 year old male resident of Wooster seeking HPC hours at least 15 hours per week to help with medication pill minder, doctor visits, shopping and spending. This gentleman doesn't have any personal care needs or mobility issues. He is very easy to get along with. He can be impulsive, so someone who can guide him in the right direction would be important.

If you are interested, please respond bmigdal@waynedd.org RFP#399BM

HPC Services

5/9/2024

Almost eighteen year old female, currently being enrolled on an IO Waiver, is in need of an agency provider to staff a new or existing home or apartment, due to her need to move from the family home. She will need 24/7 supports to supervise her and provide reminders for all ADLs, support with medication administration, transportation, shopping, and meal planning and preparation. Staff will also need to provide support,supervision and calming techniques to ensure her safety if her behaviors escalate. She has a history of verbal threats, elopement, property destruction, physical aggression and self-harming. The family prefers an apartment or home in Wooster. The team will consider a new living situation or an existing congregate setting, as appropriate for her needs and budget.

Please contact SSA Joan Huba to schedule an interview at jhuba@waynedd.org . RFP#397JH

HPC Services

5/6/2024

25 year old young man with an IO waiver that lives alone in Wooster is looking for a provider to help him learn independent living skills and to help him access his community.. This would be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10am to 2pm. He would be open to changing dates and times if needed. He is willing to work with male and female providers, but seems to do better when working with males. When anxious, he may say something hurtful, but will usually apologize and try to explain why he was upset. He is very friendly and outgoing. He loves to preform by making videos for TikTok. He has a small dog that can be a little shy at first but warms up very easily. He is able to ambulate and travels in unmodified vehicles. He has a history of verbal aggression and property destruction when upset.

Please contact Alex Braun at abraun@waynedd.org RFP#394AB

HPC Services

5/3/2024

A 24-year-old female is seeking a provider to assist her at the family home 1-2x a month, preferably on Saturdays from 4:30 pm to 10:00 pm. She currently uses vocalizations and gestures and is making strides in using switches (lighted) that indicate yes or no.  She is visually impaired, so talking to her, letting her know you're with her, and acknowledging her is essential. You may need to get her attention first by saying her name and then talking with her calmly. She uses a wheelchair for long distances, during transportation, and at the day program. However, she can stand and ambulate with a walker and assistance or by handholding/physical assistance from another person.  Consistency is vital in her life. She thrives on routine and knowing what to expect. She enjoys watching musical shows and videos and playing with her interactive musical toys.

Please contact Kara Smith at ksmith@waynedd.org RFP#392KS

Residential Respite

5/3/2024

18 (almost 19) year year-old male and his family are searching for accessible residential respite options for June 10 - 22, 2024 for certain. It's also wanted to set up an over night stay, possibly 2, prior to this time to help promote and support a positive adjustment time for male and respite provider to get to know each other.

Ideal/preferred location would be in the counties surrounding Wayne County but family is willing to consider other locations with availability

Agency respite providers will need to be either properly licensed or certified/authorized for medication administration, g-tube, and additional health-related activities for his medical needs (Med Cert 1 and 2). Parent is able to family delegate an Independent Provider.

This young man is completely dependent upon staff (or family) for all of his daily care needs. He utilizes a  wheelchair for all of his mobility and transfer needs. He communicates with others primarily using non verbal means.

This young man is initially shy but with familiar people is very social and loves to be with his family and friends. He's easy to like, has a great memory, can be ornery, persistent, and determined.

If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please respond to Debbie Dunlap, WCBDD SSA at  ddunlap@waynedd.org ASAP RFP#391DD

HPC Services

4/30/2024

A twenty-one year old female is needing assistance with activities of daily life from a female homemaker personal care (HPC) provider. The individual is paralyzed and spends most of her time in a hospital bed. She needs assistance getting in and out of bed when she wants to use her powered wheelchair and has a Hoyer lift. Assistance with personal care is her primary and high need at this time; if available, she would like some transportation within the community and would require a modified vehicle to ride in but right now, her main need is personal care.  Nurses assist her during the week with her medical needs.

Please contact Karen Hupp at khupp@waynedd.org RFP#390KH

HPC Services

4/29/2024

A 31 year old female that resides in Doylestown, Ohio  (Wayne County) is seeking a provider to assist her in her home with personal care including accessing the shower and restroom with the use of a Hoyer Lift, and to assist with daily living activities. Total service time can be 10 to 15 hours a week (divided into blocks of time needed regarding her care).  Transportation is not being requested at this time; only homemaker personal care services

Please contact Karen Hupp at khupp@waynedd.org RFP#389KH

Residential Respite

4/24/2024

Parent of female 5 year old child seeking occasional respite/babysitting support. Parent occasionally works late and also sometimes has other appointments including medical that prevents her from picking up the child from daycare. Child is diagnosed with Autism. Child wears diapers and is still learning to be potty trained. Respite support would be to pick up child and/or watch the child outside the home. Female provider preferred.

Please contact Tim VanArsdale at tvanardsale@waynedd.org RFP#388TV

HPC Services

4/22/2024

30 year old gentleman who lives in Apple Creek OH and would like to find a provider to work with him for 5hours a week on his health goals.  He would like an exercise buddy to help him to exercise and eat right so that he can become more healthy.  The Provider would need reliable transportation, in the colder/rainy weather when he would need help getting to a gym in Orrville, or Wooster, and then he would like the provider to help him stay the course of exercising for at least 40minutes 2xs a week.  The provider would be paid mileage, also.

AD would like to have a male provider to do this with.

If interested please reach out to Cheryl Gooch  SSA at cgooch@waynedd.org RFP#386CG

HPC Services

4/18/2024

52 year old woman with history of Neurological and Seizure Disorder in need of HPC services.  She uses a wheelchair to ambulate and will need assistance with transferring to and from the tub as well as toilet.  She needs assistance with bathing, dressing, combing hair as well as brushing teeth. She experiences neurological tremors and has difficulty with her speech. She is a sweet and soft spoken lady who is kind of shy. There are no behavior or intense medical needs.  She lives with her husband who has ongoing back issues that has limited his ability to be able to assist with her.  Hours can be split up to be two four hour shifts per week.

Please reach out to Melanie Gebbie, SSA at mgebbie@waynedd.org if interested. RFP#385MG

HPC Services

4/18/2024

Twenty-three year old female, living in her mother's home, is requesting an HPC provider to take her out in the community two times a month. This young lady enjoys animals and would love to visit pet stores, animal shelters, or other locations where she can be around animals. Level 1 Waiver. She and her family are moving to Summit County by the end of the summer, so a provider in the Barberton area or northern Wayne County would be best for her, for continuation of the services.

Please contact Joan Huba at jhuba@waynedd.org RFP#384JH

Adult Day Support/Vocational Habilitation

4/18/2024

19 year old female with Mild Intellectual Disability interested in attending ADS 2-3 days per week.  She currently lives in a congregate setting in Wooster and prefers to receive services within Wayne County.  She is independent in the areas of mobility and communication.  She requires assistance in the areas of self-direction and at times will need re-directed when she becomes verbally disrespectful to peers and staff.  She requires assistance and re-direction in the areas of self-care as well as social and safety awareness.   She wants to participate in community outings such as going shopping and experiencing new experiences going different places in the community.  She is a sweet young lady that is happy to be finishing high school and moving on to the next chapter of her life.

Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#383MG

HPC Services

4/12/2024

61 year old female with CP needing HPC services in her home. She uses a motorized wheelchair for mobility. She currently attends Adult Day Services 5 days per week Monday through Friday. Saturday and Sunday she will need 24 hour supports each day.  For Monday through Friday from 12am until 8am; then 2pm to 12am she will require HPC supports.  She requires assistance with all ADL's to include transfers to and from tub and commode and use of hoyer lift to assist with transfers.  She will require assistance with washing, grooming, dressing/undressing, doing hair and nails.  She will need assistance with food preparation and monitoring while she is eating.  Assistance will also be needed with housekeeping and keeping her possessions neat and organized.  She does have a pet rabbit in her home that she would also like help with caring for.  There also may be days that she does not feel like attending Day Program and would need supports on these days if needed.

She uses a communication tablet to communicate her wants and needs.  She has a fun personality and likes to be out in the community participating in activities of her choosing.  She is intelligent and outspoken.  She does have times where she can get upset when she does not get her way and this could be her refusing to participate in activities.  She likes to be dressed nice and be dolled up before she goes out.  Her appearance is very important to her. If you are interested in supporting this person.  

Please reach out to Melanie Gebbie, SSA at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#378MG

HPC Services

4/11/2024

Seeking HPC services in the family home for a minor child age 12 years. The family would need some help in the mornings (e.g. bathing, brushing teeth, getting dressed, diaper changing, feeding, etc.) for up to 10 hours per week. The family is very flexible regarding hours and time. She is diagnosed with Global Developmental Delay, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Autism, ADHD- Inattentive type, Triple-X Syndrome-Female. She is verbal, but often relies on others to speak for her. The individual tends to communicate through her behaviors: physical aggression toward family, biting herself, yelling, etc.  She requires assistance with personal care in the mornings. This service will be funded through local funding. Please contact SSA for further information.If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please contact Samira Weigl at sweigl@waynedd.org RFP#375SW

HPC Services

4/4/2024

The family of a kind gentleman, 66 years old, needs an in-home HPC provider. This man lives at his sister's home and needs help with toileting, other personal care and hygiene needs. He needs support for meals and activities in the house. He is not attending a day program, so this need is for day time hours, up to 5 hours a day, up to 5 days a week. Transportation may be needed occasionally for appointments. Male staff is preferred by the family.Please contact Joan Huba, SSA, jhuba@waynedd.org  for further information or to schedule a meeting with the family. RFP#370JH

Immediate Residential Respite

3/20/2024

Immediate Residential respite is needed for a 15 year old male due to the family situation. This youth has current Juvenile Court involvement due to aggression. He also has a history of fire setting, verbal aggression and stealing. He needs reminders for all ADLs, medication administration, and assistance with meal planning and preparation, and support in de-escalation when upset or anxious. Funding would be through Ohio Rise/MSY.Please contact Joan Huba, SSA, at  jhuba@waynedd.org  RFP#364JH

HPC Services

3/14/2024

A young lady in Wooster is seeking assistance 5-10 hours per week with grocery shopping, medical appointments, local community outings, and household management and organization.  English is a second language and she is always looking to improve her conversational English.  She also has college aspirations and is interested in improving academically, particularly in the area of math.  She may ask for support in this area.  A female provider is preferred.  Please contact Chris Yurick at  cyurick@waynedd.org  RFP#363CY

HPC Services

3/11/2024

38 year old female resident of Wooster, Ohio (Triway Local Schools area) searching for an HPC provider to provide up to 5 hours per week.  Individual is diagnosed with Down's Syndrome and Moderate ID.  She attends an ADS program Monday through Friday and has a Level 1 waiver .  She would like someone to take her out into the community for activities, social events, to a park. on a short walk, or stay home with her and assist with some cleaning tasks or play games.  Individual lives at home with her mom and sister and mom is her legal guardian of person only.  HPC transportation will be authorized.Please contact Jill Robbins at jrobbins@waynedd.org RFP#362JR

Residential Respite

3/11/2024

29 year old female resident of Wooster is looking for a female respite provider in Wayne County.  Individual has been diagnosed with Down's Syndrome and Asthma.  Individual lives at home with parents and minimal HPC supports. Parents are in need of a break and would like to take vacations every once in a while (could be a weekend or a week at a time).  She is very sweet, will color for hours at a time, loves to socialize with her friends, and will eat pretty much anything you put in front of her.  She has limited communication but is able to say some words and uses gestures.  Once you get to know her, she will be easier to understand.  She is very kind and caring, but can often become emotional.  No behaviors other than big emotions.  If placement works well, team could talk about Shared Living.Please contact Jill Robbins at jrobbins@waynedd.org RFP#360JR

HPC and HPC Transportation

3/7/2024

Young adult male with cardiac health related issues in need of 5 hours of drop in HPC/ with HPC transportation for one day every 2 weeks (biweekly). Individual needs transportation to run errands in the community such as banking, grocery shopping etc.  He is also interested in getting involved with social activities in the community.  He needs assistance at home to learn to do his own laundry and other household chores.  Individual is very intelligent.  He has a job in the community, so his days off may fluctuate.  He is verbal, ambulatory and is completely independent in the areas of self-care.  He is currently living with his elderly grandparents.  He is very kind hearted and his favorite hobby is playing video games on his computer.Please contact Melanie Gebbie at  mgebbie@waynedd.org, if you are interested in interviewing with this individual RFP#358MG

Residential Respite

3/4/2024

Female needs housing that will assist her with following a strict behavior plan. It would be best if she could be in a home with strict structure. She has a great sense of humor, very smart, does well in group settings, and is good at conversations and talking. She is a very intelligent girl who is very active and loves sports! She does have medical needs such as brain injury, she has a shunt. Her medical appointments are very important due to her TBI. She will need constant supervision while in the community and when interacting with housemates per her strict behavior plan. She will also need assistance with meal prep and cooking. She enjoys reading recipe books and would like to learn how to cook.If interested, please contact abright@waynedd.org by 03-18-24. RFP#356AB

Shared Living/HPC

2/26/2024

22 year old male looking for a shared living provider or a one bedroom apartment.  Individual would like to stay in Wooster but is open to other areas as well.  Individual has a great sense of humor, enjoys sleeping, playing video games, watching football and UFC.  He loves to help others, sticks up for people who cannot do so for themselves, and would like to become a rapper someday.  Individual has a history of self harm, harm to others, property damage, and elopement.  Individual is approved for the DODD Behavior Add on.  Individual prefers to NOT live in a congregate setting.Please contact Jill Robbins at jrobbins@waynedd.org  RFP#351JR

HPC Services

2/23/2024

Family of a 23 year-old female in Doylestown is seeking Participant Directed HPC services for their daughter. She will need assistance, prompting, and encouragement to complete various household chores in the family home. Services needed 7-9 hours during the day on Fridays, and 3-6 hours several other weekday afternoons/evenings and/or weekends for social activities in the community. Female staff preferred. Consistency of staff is important to this family. This assignment is expected to be consistent year round. This individual has a SELF waiver.Please contact Chris Yurick at cyurick@waynedd.org RFP#350CY

Residential Respite

2/23/2024

A 23-year-old female residing in the Rittman area needs a respite provider. Although she has limited verbal communication skills, she can communicate effectively using some sign language and gesturing. She has no mobility needs. In the past, she has exhibited high behavioral needs, an eating disorder, PICA, and elopement. However, her medications have been adjusted, and she has not shown any of these behaviors recently. She requires a lot of supervision and attention as she is prone to seeking attention. She uses positive coping mechanisms to manage stress and frustration. The individual thrives in a structured routine. She is delightful and curious, with excellent memorization skills and a good sense of humor. She is also a "social butterfly."Please contact Kara Smith at ksmith@waynedd.org RFP# 349KS

HPC Services

2/23/2024

5 hours per week.  Preferred male provider requested to assist with help in the home, learning about and doing household chores (laundry and cleaning), reminders about completing his health journal once a week, reminders about taking medication, assistance with learning about hygiene and bathing; reminders regarding proper hygiene.  Possible assistance with some medical appointments when the person that normally assists is not available and possible assist with helping understand medical information; his medical charts.Please contact Karen Hupp at khupp@waynedd.org RFP#348KH

Residential Respite

2/19/2024

30-year-old male and his family are searching for wheelchair accessible residential respite options 1-2 days/week. Ideal/preferred location would be near SE Wayne County, Holmes, Stark or Tuscarawas Counties but family is willing to consider other locations near these counties. Staff will need to be either properly licensed or certified/authorized for medication administration, g-tube (MicKey type), and several health-related activities for his medical needs (Med Cert 1 and 2). This young man is completely dependent upon staff (or family) for all of his daily care needs. He utilizes a wheelchair (and/or tracking system in his home) for his mobility and transfer needs. This young man is a delightful, sweet, and very observant person and his smile will melt your heart!If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please respond to Debbie Dunlap, WCBDD SSA at ddunlap@waynedd.org ~RFP#347DD

ICF Placement

2/19/2024

30-year-old male and his family are searching for an ICF home for respite options 1-2 days/week. Ideal/preferred location would be near SE Wayne County, Holmes, Stark or Tuscarawas Counties but family is willing to consider other locations near these counties.Staff will need to be either properly licensed or certified/authorized for medication administration, g-tube (MicKey type), and several health-related activities for his medical needs (Med Cert 1 and 2). He is completely dependent upon staff (or family) for all of his daily care needs. He utilizes a wheelchair (and/or tracking system in his home) for his mobility and transfer needs. This young man is a delightful, sweet, and very observant person and his smile will melt your heart!If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please respond to Debbie Dunlap, WCBDD SSA at  ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#346DD

HPC Services

2/19/2024

30-year-old male and his family are searching for Independent or Agency Providers to join this young man's team of support. This young man lives in his family home which is located in the Mt. Eaton area of Wayne County. He is a delightful, sweet, and very observant person and his smile will melt your heart! Funding is through IO Waiver, hours are all 1:1 HPC/awake hours, and the person qualifies for the medical assistance and complex care rate adjustments. Agency HPC staff will need to be certified/authorized for medication administration, g-tube (MicKey type), and several health-related activities for his medical needs (Med Cert 1 and 2). Independent providers can be family delegated. There are full-time and part-time openings. Primary times needed are as follows:• 8am-8pm - 4 days/week, typically on Weds, Fri, Sat, Sun• 130-8pm - 3 days/week, typically on Mon, Tues, and Thurs• Additional hours may be available to pick up if you are able to cover for other staff in the home or when attending day program is not able to occur on the 1-2 days/week he typically attends. Please know that a provider does not have to be available to cover all shifts needed. Even if you can only provide services on 1 or 2 of the days needed, PLEASE respond and share that information.This young man is completely dependent upon staff or family for all of his daily care needs and utilizes a wheelchair and/or tracking system in his home for his mobility and transfer needs. This young man’s parent is willing and able to provide the training needed for his care needs to new staff wanting to join this support team!If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please respond in writing to the SSA indicated ASAP.Please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#345DD

HPC Services

2/6/2024

31 year old female in Doylestown, Wayne County seeking a provider to assist her with accessing the community on occasion to shop or visit a salon (hair/nails). Individual is in a powered wheel chair so a modified vehicle is required. Provider to also assist with home personal care including accessing the shower and restroom using a Hoyer Lift, and assist in daily living activities. Total service time to be 10 to 15 hours a week for 2 to 3 hours at a time.Please contact Karen Hupp at khupp@waynedd.org RFP#337KH

HPC Services

2/5/2024

The mother of a great young man, almost 18years old, needs assistance/HPC in their Doylestown, Ohio home. This could be weekly, for up to 4 hours at a time. His mother needs HPC so she can go to her own appointments and run errands. HPC provider would be responsible for his supervision in the home,  engaging him in activities, and ensuring that he is safe. The family prefers someone with a quiet demeanor who can establish a positive a trusting relationship with him. Level 1 Waiver funding.Please contact Joan Huba, SSA, at  jhuba@waynedd.org RFP#336JH

PDN Care

2/5/2024

33 year old female who lives in Wooster, OH in Wayne County is in need of PDN nursing services Individual has a trach and is vent dependent 24/7. Individual receives nutrition via feeding tube and is dependent upon family or staff for all activities of daily living and skilled care nursing needs. Individual is authorized for (7) 12 hour/day nursing shifts (84 hours/week). Parent/guardian is looking to fill full or partial shifts on every day of the week. Agency and Independent providers are welcome to be considered; Independent Provider LPN's will require RN supervision available for oversight. Individual also has IO Waiver funding. This female and her family are wonderful to work with and help support. You will enjoy working with this person very much.Please contact the indicated SSA with available dates/times for interviews if interested in any of the available hours,Please contact Debbie Dunlap at  ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#335DD

HPC Services

2/5/2024

A 21 year-old Dalton man is seeking an HPC provider to supplement a team of two independent HPC providers who serve him at his apartment.  The current unmet need is from 7:00am Saturday morning to 7:00am Sunday morning, and from 1:00pm Sunday afternoon to 7:30am Monday morning. He requires assistance with all ADLs including personal hygiene and using the toilet.  He uses a G-tube for nutrition.  He lives in an apartment about a 5 minute walk from his family home and has a full-time primary HPC provider during the weekdays and a secondary HPC provider Friday nights and Sunday mornings.  His parents are seeking supplemental coverage on weekends so he is able to live at the apartment throughout the weekend.  Please contact Chris Yurick at cyurick@waynedd.org RFP#334CY

PDN Services

2/1/2024

PDN ursing services needed in Dalton, Wayne County, Ohio. Individual has a trach, is vent dependent, and requires periodic suctioning in addition to other skilled care nursing services. Individual receives nutrition via feeding tube and is dependent upon family or staff for all activities of daily living. Primary shift needed is 10 hours on Sundays and this will be consistent each week. However, there is a possibility of 4-6 additional hours on Fridays and Saturdays plus as needed to cover shifts for other nurses for scheduled time off if you are available to do this. Agency and Independent providers are welcome to be considered; Independent Provider LPN's will require RN supervision available for oversight. Individual also has IO Waiver funding and receives HPC (homemaker personal care) supports through IO waiver funding. This male and his family are wonderful to work with and help support. You will enjoy working with this person very much. Please contact the indicated SSA with available dates/times for interviews if interested in any of the available hours. Please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#330DD

HPC Services Transportation

1/30/2024

Married couple in Wooster area requires a provider who can assist with transportation to sporting events. Sporting events (softball and bowling) usually take place in Medina and Akron on the weekends. Both are verbal and ambulatory. They are both cooperative and easy-going.Please contact Samira Weigl at sweigl@waynedd.org RFP#325SW

Residential Respite

1/29/2024

13 year old female resident of Wooster looking for a respite provider to provide some relief to her parents, with whom she lives with. Individual has been diagnosed inter alia 18pminus syndrome, GERD, growth hormone deficiency, Panhypopituitarism. She needs assistance in all areas of hygiene and self-care and requires med-administration. Individual is verbal, loves to socialize and likes watching cartoons or animated TV shows. Parents are looking for weekend respite. Please contact Samira Weigl at  sweigl@waynedd.org. RFP#324SW

HPC Services

1/25/2024

A 18 year-old male with a Level One waiver lives in an apartment in Wooster and needs assistance approx. 10 hours/week with HPC drop-in supports to make sure he is on track with taking care of his household including cleaning, paying bills, pet care, planning meals, managing medication, and helping him make and attend medical appointments.Please contact Chris Yurick at  cyurick@waynedd.org RFP#269CY

HPC Services

1/23/2024

Seeking HPC services for up to 23hrs per week in family home for minor child age 11years.  Client functions in the severe to profound intellectual range with complex care needs.  Child is primarily non-verbal and communicates through his activity and behaviors.  Mobility is all through a wheelchair and requires total physical assistance for all transfers;  Medical diagnoses include: Pontocerebella Hypoplasia/associated mutation TSEN54, degenerative disease of nervous system, cerebral cysts, seizure disorder.  He has a gastronomy tube for all nutrition as he is very high risk for aspiration.  He requires suctioning per his secretion levels, and ongoing monitoring of his oxygen levels due to dipping down depending upon his health into low ranges.  He has oxygen to support his breathing per medical protocols and he takes a large number of medications for the above diagnoses as well as secondary symptoms due to his primary diagnosis.  Functionally, he requires total support with personal care, he has no concept of safety and needs support to be safe in all settings.  Shifts maybe flexible depending upon other supports that come into the home to help the family.  He has a nursing services that also come into the home.  This RFP is being advertised due to not enough nursing providers responding. Parent will provide all the training for independent providers and/or will work with agency provider to train their staff.Please contact Cheryl Gooch cgooch@waynedd.org  RFP#321CG

ICFDD

1/17/2024

Individual is a 23 year old male client who has been living in a developmental center, is seeking placement in an ICFDD based upon his assessed needs.  He functions in the moderate to severe intellectual range, he is primarily non-verbal with a few self developed signs that he likes to use.  He is able to help with all his ADLs with verbal prompts and some hand over hand support.  He takes a variety of medications for his mental health and health needs.  His joys center around being in the outdoors, wading in shallow swimming pools, and swinging on swings.  He also likes to watch Disney animation and game shows on tv, he is able to do sequential tasks with assistance.   Behaviorally, he thrives on a schedule of activities, and food is a major reinforcer for him, he does well with the "if then, this first then that" principle.  He tends to communicate through his behaviors: physical aggression toward others (staff, because they can't figure out with him what he wants); SIB (hitting self, banging head, scratching self) because he's not feeling well, he's frustrated; disrobing (when he's hot, or he just seems to have sensory issues that particular day).  Behaviors appear to be linked to his health: when he has allergies, constipated, ear infection, tooth aches. If he is a possible fit in your ICFDD please contact SSA for further information.Please contact Cheryl Gooch cgooch@waynedd.org   RFP#159CG

HPC Services

1/12/2024

HPC services needed in home to support 48 year old male with Cerebral Palsy.  Individual ambulates using a wheelchair.  Individual needs assistance in all areas of self-care including grooming, dressing toileting and bathing.  He requires assistance with preparing and cutting up meals. He also needs monitored while eating as he has a tendency to eat too fast.  Will require assistance with laundry and light housekeeping.  Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#315MG

HPC Services

1/12/2024

48 year old man with Cerebral Palsy needs HPC in a congregate or shared living setting that is wheelchair accessible.  Would require 24/7 supervision and supports.  He ambulates using a powered wheel chair that he needs assistance navigating especially in tight spaces.  He requires assistance with preparing meals and needs his food cut up in small pieces.  He requires monitoring for choking as he has a tendency to hold food in his mouth without swallowing.  He is verbal and understands when being spoken to.  He may be difficult to understand at times and may need to be asked to repeat himself.  He would need assistance with transfers and changing his adult brief.  Would need full assistance in all areas of hygiene. Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org  RFP#314MG

Adult Day Support/Vocational Habilitation

1/12/2024

48 year old male with CP that uses a wheelchair to ambulate.  He is verbal, but may be difficult to understand at times.  Interested in attending Adult Day Program Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  He will require assistance with cutting up his food and reminded to slow down when he eats.  Will require assistance navigating his wheelchair in tight spaces.  He wears incontinent briefs and will need assistance with changing.  Assistance is needed in most areas of daily living and supervision while at Day Program.  Has some leg swelling after sitting for prolonged periods and may require his leg propped up to ease swelling. Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#313MG

Environmental Modifications

12/11/2023

Searching for provider(s) interested in providing estimates for the following home/environmental modifications needed:1. roll - in shower in bathroom with needed grab/support bars2. shower chair for use in shower3. ADA toilet with needed grab/support bars4. new/raised sink in bathroom to allow for wheelchair to fit under neath sink for easier access for person.If you are interested in this opportunity to assess needs/provide estimates, please respond to the SSA indicated via email.Please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#298DD

HPC Services

12/4/2023

HPC services needed for 29 year old female with cognitive disability and seizure disorder for after day programming Monday through Thursday 2:30pm until 4:00pm at her mother's job in Wooster.   There is a conference room and kitchenette available in the building.  Individual would need to be watched closely to ensure her safety and must remain within visual sight.  She may request food items and would need to be monitored while eating.  She would need assistance with toileting that would involve assistance with cleaning herself after using the bathroom.  Individual is social and very friendly. She enjoys being on her tablet, doing puzzles and coloring.  If you are interested in interviewing for this position, please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#293MG

Shared Living

11/30/2023

55 year old man is interested is finding a Shared Living provider and home. Person will be receiving IO waiver funding effective 12/1/23 (switching from Level 1). Person has lived in their own apartment for a number of years, recently became homeless, is currently staying in the home of a provider, services will be switching to Ohio Shared Living as noted above. Person can drive, is ambulatory and able to take care of self-care tasks, but needs reminders. Person has some medical conditions that he takes care of mostly himself, but will need reminders/monitoring/ some assistance. He would benefit from assistance with making/keeping appointments, for monitoring/reminders for taking medications as ordered, and for completing health related activities; he is able to keep medications himself and does self-administer and able perform health related tasks needed. He does have a cell phone and will readily use it for communication with his SSA and staff. He has a payee that assists with bill paying and can manage his own spending and grocery money but benefits from gentle suggestions at times for stretching funds to last. He is able to come and go according to his own preferences.  
If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#289DD

HPC Services

11/21/2023

27 year old female resident of Orrville, Ohio looking for 7.5 hours of HPC services per week.  Individual lives in her family home with her father/guardian, step-mom, and sister.  Family is in need of HPC coverage from 630a - 8a Monday through Friday to assist her with getting ready for work.  She attends an ADS/VH program Monday through Friday.  She can perform most of her personal hygiene tasks independently except she requires assistance with washing her hair.  Individual also may need assistance entering or exiting the shower as she can be a bit shaky at times.  This young lady has a great personality and has an extremely amusing sense of humor.  She loves boys bands from the 90s (Backstreet Boys, and One Direction are some of her favorites)  She also loves country singer Morgan Wallen.  She learns more efficiently with music.  She can sometimes be moody and become upset but this usually only happens with members of her family.  Individual is on an IO waiverPlease contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#286MG

HPC Services

10/27/2023

A 21 year-old Dalton man is seeking an HPC provider.  He requires assistance with all ADLs including personal hygiene and using the toilet.  He uses a G-tube for nutrition.  The individual is looking for around the clock support on weekends (Friday 4PM - Monday 8AM).  He lives in an apartment about a 5 minute walk from his family home and has a full-time primary HPC provider during the week.  His parents are seeking coverage on weekends so he is able to live on at the apartment most weekends.  Please contact Chris Yurick at cyurick@waynedd.org RFP#249CY

HPC Services

10/19/2023

Looking for a part time person willing to assist a non-ambulatory person in his home, with some ADL's and medication passes.  The days and hours are: Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00pm to 6:30pm, to assist with Dinner and Bathing, every Sunday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.  This will total 13 hours per week.  The individual is very sweet and not aggressive.Please contact Julie DeChiara at jdechiara@waynedd.org RFP#264JD

Residential Respite

10/18/2023

Mother of a twelve year old male is in need of in-home respite for her son for 2-3 hours at a time after school or on weekends, throughout the year. This individual uses a manual wheelchair for ambulation, has limited verbal skills, and is generally pleasant and happy. Needs include close supervision, personal care including assisting with transfers and changing attends, and providing assistance with activities in the home. Funding would be through Parent to Parent Family Support Services funding or possibly FCFC funding.Please contact Joan Huba, SSA, for further information or to schedule an meeting with the family.  jhuba@waynedd.org RFP#263JH

HPC Transportation

9/27/2023

A 31 year old male who lives with his family in Dalton needs support with transportation and advocacy to fulfill regular medical appointments (Primary care about 2-4xs yearly, dental care 2-4xs  yearly, Eye care 1-2xs year, psychiatry/counseling services 6-12x year).  He is diagnosed with Down Syndrome, and functions in the mild to moderate intellectual range.  While he is verbal, he may need support to express himself, and fully understand information.  Due to guardian's work schedule his team is seeking a provider who can work with guardian and other caregivers to fulfill this need.  The appointments can be scheduled around provider' availability.  He does not require a modified vehicle.   Additional HPC hours maybe available to support chosen provider with additional time to get to know him, so that a trusting relationship can be developed for the medical support services.Please contact Jill Woods atjwoods@waynedd.org  RFP#247

HPC Services

9/20/2023

46 year old male, living with his father in Wooster, is in need of occasional HPC/transportation, to assist him in planning meals, going to the grocery store, and shopping for groceries. This man is ambulatory, verbal, and able to manage his money. Current need is for 1-2 times a month. HPC needs may increase in the future based on his wants and needs. Funding is through a Level 1 Waiver.Please contact Joan Huba, SSA, to schedule an interview at jhuba@waynedd.org RFP#237JH

HPC Services/Modified Vehicle

8/4/2023

48 year old lady who lives in her own apartment in Wooster is looking for transportation to/from medical appointments and for other outings/activities she may want to attend in Wooster and  sometimes out of Wooster.  She is willing to work with the transportation provider to schedule appointments when they are convenient for transportation provider. She will need a wheelchair accessible vehicle for transportation that can accommodate a POWER WHEELCHAIR.   Her diagnosis includes cerebral palsy, but she is very capable of communicating her wants and needs in a manner that is easy to understand, and can make decisions on her own.Please contact Jill Woods at jwoods@waynedd.org RFP#206JW

Shared Living

6/26/2023

A 21 year-old male in Rittman receives Shared Living services.  His current Shared Living provider is seeking back-up for planned time off as well as for unexpected emergencies.  Services can be provided in the Rittman Shared-Living home, or the individual may be willing to spend time at another Shared Living or Residential Respite location.  The individual has cognitive deficits.  He needs intensive monitoring in the community, but is largely independent in the home setting.  If you are a Shared Living or Residential Respite provider with an interest in this assignment, please contact Chris Yurick at cyurick@waynedd.org.   RFP#183CY

Residential Respite

5/5/2023

Family of 19 year old, with diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Diabetes, is seeking a respite provider for occasional in-home respite. This young man needs support to ensure his safety, participate in activities and monitor his health conditions. Funding will be through Parent to Parent. Please contact Joan Huba jhuba@waynedd.org RFP#151JH