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Precious Life Center
11406 Reading Rd
Sharonville, OH 45241
Precious Life Home
710 Oakleaf Drive
Dayton, Ohio, 45417
Precious life Services
245 W. Elmwood Dr #207
Dayton, OH 45458
6100 Oak Tree Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44131
682 Anokye Rd
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Our Mission and Vision for the future
Precious life Center's (PLC) mission is to create community based residential, vocational, and support services to help people reach their full potential and attain an optimal quality of life.
Home Health Care
Staff: Provides, Skilled Nursing, and
Home Health Aides who provide services in the patient’s home, per doctor
orders, in order to meet their medical and health needs. Staff
are selected based on education, experience, specialized training,
communication and interpersonal skills in accordance with job description requirements.
Our staff are responsible for maintaining a safe, supportive, and therapeutic environment which fosters growth and rehabilitation and facilitates the development of mutual aid/self help skills among individuals. Staff’s primary role is to provide the appropriate supports tailored to the needs and desires of each individual to enable each to live as independently as possible. our Staff are expected to recognize when an individual is in a crisis and be able to utilize the appropriate psychiatric and medical back up services. We make sure our Staff must have the following personal qualifications:
PLCA ensure that services are being implemented in accordance with the individual service plan and plans of care.
We also offer vouchers for our clients to shop free every month at our thrift shop.
Our home managers work 8-10hrs a day, plan and budget, organize and obtain resources; expert control over situations; and solve problems.
Direct care staffs are most important
staff in our agency, because they are the frontline workers and provides hands-on care. We support our direct care staff to be successful by competitive wages,
health insurance benefit, Comprehensive training needed to deliver quality care, Career advancement opportunities.
Duty policy: PLCA is committed to providing a safe
environment for all employees, students and patients. In order to provide a
safe work environment, employees must be able to perform their job duties in a
safe, secure, productive and effective manner and remain able to do so through
the entire time they are working. Employees who are not fit for duty may
present a safety hazard to themselves, to other employees, to PLCA, or to the public.
Employees, are responsible for:
1. managing their health in such a way
that they can safely perform their
essential job functions, with or without reasonable accommodation.
2. notifying their Managers when they are not fit for duty
3. notifying the Managers when they observe a coworker acting in
a manner that indicates the coworker may
be unfit for duty. If the Manager’s
behavior is the focus of concern, an employee may inform the upper level,
manager or may call the Employee Health Services for further guidance.
Supervisor/Managers, are responsible for:
1. observing the attendance, performance, and behavior of the
employees they supervise.
2. For following this policy’s
procedures when presented with circumstances or
knowledge that indicate that an employee may be unfit for duty.
If an employee is found to be unfit for duty, his/her employment and pay status will be determined on a case-by-case basis in accordance with PLCA policies and procedures. Applicable employee leave accruals will be used to cover continued approved leaves of absence from work.
In all cases an employee who has been referred for a fitness-for-duty evaluation must provide documentation from the independent evaluator indicating his/her fitness for duty in order to return to work.
Non-compliance with a request for a fitness-for-duty evaluation may constitute misconduct leading to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.
Communication: All forms of communication with clients and families reflect an understanding and respect for individual differences and needs.
Communication is clear and relevant of situation/activities.
Advice about communication
difficulties with clients or families is sought and obtained from supervisor/appropriate person and implemented. We establish and maintain effective
channels of communication.
Communication is clear and relevant to situation/activities undertaken. Touch and other non-verbal means of communication are used as appropriate. Advice about communication difficulties with clients or colleagues is sought and obtained from supervisor/appropriate person and implemented we provides activities that facilitate open communication and provides insight into our client.
Food preparation: We do prefer staff who know how to cook but PLCA provide cooking tools for our staff to enable them to provide the best nutritious food for our clients.
The recipes will be low in saturated fat 7 to 10% of daily calories and cholesterol (daily average is under 300 mg cholesterol) and do not contain any hydrogenated fats (i.e., man-made trans fats). The menus follow recommended dietary guidelines for sodium (daily average is ≤ 2,300 mg.
We encouraged staffs to
spend entire meal time with clients even if they don’t have food of their own to eat. Staffs are not allowed to eat client’s food.
Staff ensure that meals are served on time and assist clients with meal before and after meal care. We record client food/fluid intake and note any changes in eating habits.
Client finances: We are bless to have an accountant who support our client taxes.
PLCA recognizes that clients have the right
to live as they choose. We also recognize
that financial abuse can happen in the community and that staff must be
observant and report any concerns to managers. Home manager will be responsible
of client’s finances, but a procedures and records will put in place to ensure that if staffs are asked to handle money, they do so carefully, honestly and in an appropriate way. Each of our clients will have a folder for bills.
The client’s ability to handle their own financial affairs
will be discussed as part of the client’s initial risk assessment and if staffs are going to be required to handle money, this will be
documented as a task in the care plan and appropriate paperwork will be placed in the care plan file.
PLCA will be responsible of client bills payment and ensure that bills are pay on time to prevent late payment Managers will provide to the client and families, upon request, a receipts, expenditures and account balance statements at the initial assessment, clients will be advised on the safe handling of money.
(1) When the Home manager establishes a banking account on behalf of an client, the Home manager may establish a separate banking account for each client's personal funds, or combine each client's personal funds in a single banking account, or a combination of both.
(2) Personal funds may be established and maintained for a client in a checking account, savings account, cash account, or any combination thereof.
For each type of account established for the individual, the Manager shall maintain an account transaction record which shall contain the following:
(a) The client's name;
(b) The amount and date all funds are received;
(c) The source of all funds received;
(d) The signature of the person crediting the account, unless electronically deposited;
(e) The amount withdrawn and date of withdrawal;
(f) The signature of the person receiving the debited amount, unless electronically withdrawn;
(g) For checking and savings account(s), a current account balance reconciled to the most recent bank statement;
(h) For cash kept in the facility or other accessible location for use by or on behalf of the individual, the current amount of cash reflected in the transaction record shall equal the amount of cash present for use by the client.
(i) Personal funds received on behalf of the individual by the Home manager shall be made available for the individual's use within five working days of the Home manager 's receipt of the funds.
(j) All personal funds expended by the
on behalf of a client shall be accompanied by a receipt for the
expenditure. The receipt shall identify the item(s) procured, the date, and the amount of the expenditure. The licensee shall obtain other proof of purchase if a receipt is unavailable.
(k) When the Home manager gives funds
to an individual from his/her personal account and for the individual expends personal funds to expend on his/her own behalf or when personal funds are expended for the individual by a parent or
custodian if the individual is a minor or guardian, as applicable, a receipt is required for a single expenditure of fifty dollars or more unless otherwise specified in the clients plan. When a
receipt is unavailable, the Home manager shall obtain other proof of purchase.
If other proof of purchase is not available, the Home manager shall provide written verification for the amount of funds given to the individual and what was purchased with the funds.
(M) When the Home manager gives funds
to a parent or guardian to expend for the client the amount of funds given shall be recorded in the individual's account transaction record. When the funds are used to purchase a single item of fifty
dollars or more, the Home manager shall request the parent or guardian to
provide a receipt.
We will provide excellent and thorough communication to client families. All forms of communication with clients and families reflect an understanding and respect for individual differences and needs Self introduction occurs appropriately, Communication will be clear and relevant to situation.
We encourage families to assist in hiring staff and participate in choosing the right staff for their love ones but if enable to do so we ensure hiring the best staff. Each client will have a daily report and a manager will monitor weekly.
We provides professional nursing care
to our clients by assess the needs, monitor medications, make daily client visits to observe and evaluate clients physical and emotional status and revise
care plan accordingly with the help of doctor, Director of Nursing and family members.
PLCA has a process for reporting and tracking medication errors, adverse drug reactions and reported promptly to the physician. Evaluation and corrective action taken is documented. Written reports are maintained.
PLCA provide employment support and non medical transportation as well.
PLCA provide leadership to the staff
and create loyalty to our organization, it’s mission and it’s goals by leading
by example. We take responsibility for our short staffing and tardiness.
Our Director of nursing/CEO are always
ready to work as direct care staff or Home manager when there is a call off or
emergencies, 24/hr/7days a week. We walk the talk: Say what we mean, do what we say.. That makes us different.
1. We Promoting the health and well-being of our clients.
2.Provision of Skills for income generation activities for clients and their caregivers & dependants.
3.Provision of psychosocial counseling and moral support to clients and their families.
4.To help youth find their path through quality career counseling and career planning services.
Call our Care Management Network Specialist
How the PLCCare Management Systems works.
•You identify a person in need, who requires the kind of in-home support that PLC provides. This is usually an elderly person who lives far away, or is returning to home after surgery, injury, illness, or hospitalization.
•Discuss the individual’s needs with your local PLC office
•We facilitate a phone consultation between the Clinical
Director of the PLC Care Management Network and the individual and/or family members involved.
•The consultation addresses every level of need: Health,
safety, emotional, legal, financial.
•A PLC Network Care Manager then visits the individual to
assess the situation at home and make all arrangements.
•The Network Care Manager ensures that discharge plans and
medical necessities are implemented by coordinating all resources and care providers.
•Regular reports are delivered back to all concerned parties.
All Care Managers sourced from this network adhere to our
rigorous requirements for professional training, experience, licensing, and insurance and meet our standards for excellence in the field of geriatric care management.
Call us and we can provide you with services anywhere. What
this means for you and those you care for:
services available “coast to coast”
•A rapid response to the problems of long-distance patients
and family members
•A single point of entry for all care-related issues.
•Access to the most qualified professionals in care management
•Greater options to stay at HOME – safely, with quality of life
•One call is all it takes