Request for Providers

HPC Services for community integration

7/17/2024

Searching for an HPC Provider for a 31 year old male who is looking for opportunities to get out/about in the community 1x/week. Care will need taken regarding locations selected to limit exposure to large crowd situations for medical reasons.

Male lives with parent in Wooster north end area in Wayne County.

Hours to be authorized are 3-5 hours/week.

Please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#438DD

HPC Transportation for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

7/17/2024

34 year old female in need of finding Non-Emergency Medical Transportation that will allow her to ride on a gurney during transport to/from her healthcare appointments. Female is ventilator dependent (has a portable ventilator that will be used during transport) and has significant medical needs that require her to remain in a horizontal position all the time.

Please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org.  RFP#437DD

HPC Transportation

7/17/2024

An young woman is seeking 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#436MB

HPC Transportation

7/16/2024

Married couple in Wooster area requires a provider who can assist with transportation to sporting events in Wooster. Softball will take place every Tuesday and Thursday in Wooster. Both are verbal and ambulatory. They are both cooperative and easy-going.

Please contact Samira Weigl at sweigl@waynedd.org RFP#435SW

HPC Services

7/10/2024

43 year old with Mild ID in need of approximately 10 hours per week HPC and HPC transportation.  Individual is verbal and ambulates independently.  There are no known behavioral issues.  Individual would need help with cooking, deep cleaning and occasional transportation to activities in the community or to do shopping.  Individual  likes to go to the park and playing his guitar.

Please email Melanie Gebbie, SSA at mgebbie@waynedd.org if you are interested in interviewing with this individual. RFP#434MG

HPC Services

7/9/2024

A 22 year-old Dalton man is seeking an HPC provider to supplement a team of three independent HPC providers who serve him at his apartment.  The current unmet need is from 3:30pm Friday afternoon to 3:30pm Saturday afternoon, and from 7:30am - 3:30pm Mondays.

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.  Please contact Chris Yurick at cyurick@waynedd.org RFP#433CY

Environmental Modifications

7/9/2024

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

Please contact Morgan Butler @ mbutler@waynedd.org RFP#432MB

HPC Services

7/8/2024

A pleasant eighteen year old male, living in his mother's home, needs occasional HPC supports in home. He needs supervision when his mother has appointments.  This could be weekly, for up to 4 hours at a time. HPC provider would be responsible for his supervision in the home, engaging him in activities, communicating to him 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 to arrange for an interview or to get more information. Thank you. RFP#431JH

ICF- Immediate Care Facility

7/3/2024

Seeking respite services at an ICF for a minor child age 12 years. The family is in need of a break. The individual 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. The individual tends to have minimal behaviors when outside the home. 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#430SW

ICF Needed

7/3/2024

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 at cgooch@waynedd.org   RFP#429CG

HPC Services

7/2/2024

Fifteen year old male, currently in placement at a developmental center, will need HPC services when he returns to his parents' home in Doylestown later in 2024. Supports will be needed to assist this youth with community outings and possibly in-home activities, including transportation. Staff will need to provide support, calming techniques, deescalation and redirection,  when needed, to ensure his safety. Provider may be asked to participate in DC team meetings when this youth is close to discharge, to plan for continuing supports as he transitions back to his home.

Please contact Joan Huba at jhuba@waynedd.org RFP#428JH

Residential Respite

7/2/2024

A 43 year old female being discharged from a ICF is in need of a Shared Living site. She will receive an I/O waiver. She went to the ICF for medical reasons related to a broken ankle, but the ankle has healed and her mobility has been restored. She has no other known medical conditions that are significant. She has been diagnosed with a mild Intellectual Disability. The ICF reports that she is fully independent with mobility, restroom, bathing (with verbal reminders) and feeding. She is looking for an environment that is quiet as noise does exacerbate her anxiety symptoms. She will need some assistance with medication management, transportation and taking her to medical appointments. She would prefer a Wooster location, or if this isn't possible, someone who could provide transportation into Wooster for day programming.

Please contact Becky Migdal at bmigdal@waynedd.org. RFP#427BM

Housing

6/27/2024

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 will NOT live in a congregate setting or Shared Living.

Please contact Jill Robbins at jrobbins@waynedd.org RFP#426JR

HPC Service

6/27/2024

15 year old youth who lives at home with her family in Smithville Ohio with her family is seeking an unscheduled provider to assist with home maker personal care for up to 20hrs per week.  However, hours may vary from week to week, sometimes morning, afternoons or evenings dependent on parent's work schedule.  Family's schedule changes with very short notice.

Individual is very pleasant but always moving unless she is sleeping.  She is extremely unsteady on her feet and requires someone to be by her side at all times to prevent falls.  She is at high risk of falls due to balance issues.  She needs support with personal care, health monitoring due to a seizure disorder, medication administration, communication, engaging in meaningful activities and safe decision making.  The provider will work closely with her parents to provide services per guidance from parents during service hours.

Please contact Cheryl Gooch at cgooch@waynedd.org RFP#425CG

HPC Services

6/26/2024

A 21 year old woman with autism lives with her parents and needs assistance with bathing/personal hygiene 1-2 days per week as well as with keeping her living area clean.  

Please contact Chris Yurick @ cyurick@waynedd.org if you have an interest in providing services. RFP#424CY

Residential Respite

6/26/2024

Soon to be 30 year old female resident of Wooster is looking for a respite provider in Wayne County ONLY, preferably Wooster.  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 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.  Due to trauma in her past, she should not be left alone with males.  Once you get to know her, she will be easier to understand.  She is very kind and caring, but can often become emotional (crying).  No behaviors other than big emotions.  If placement works well, team could talk about Shared Living.  

If you are interested please reach out to Jill Robbins at jrobbins@waynedd.org RFP#423JR

ICF Needed

6/24/2024

A 16-year-old girl and her family are looking for a qualified residential treatment program for mental health, specifically ICF/DD. She requires participation in and completion of a certified program for juvenile sex offenders, preferably without younger children present. She displays aggressive behaviors and requires constant visual supervision. She does well in a routine and structured environment. She likes crocheting, coloring, volleyball (not soccer), coloring by number, goofing around, enjoying a good laugh, and finding humor in situations, ice cream, and little treats.  She has a wonderful personality and enjoys being helpful.

Please contact Kara Smith at ksmith@waynedd.org or 330-264-4086 X413  RFP#422KS

Environmental Modifications

6/24/2024

Individual needs stair lift system.  Current system can no longer be repaired.  The current system will need to be removed, and a new stair lift will need to be installed.  

Please contact Cheryl Gooch at cgooch@waynedd.org RFP#421CG

HPC Services

6/24/2024

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#420DD

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

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

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

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

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

4/11/2024

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 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

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

2/6/2024

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

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

1/23/2024

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