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Beth Dewald
37:52
Hello from Jamestown ND
Marty Dombrowski
38:06
Hi! Marty Dombrowski from Central Pennsylvania
Eric
38:14
Hello Everyone this Eric from the CIL in York PA
rlewis
38:16
rena lewis endependence center Norfolk, Va
ConnieK
38:18
Connie from Independence Inc North Dakota
Mandy Wes
38:20
Good Morning, everyone!
lauren baker
38:24
lauren baker from disability network oakland & Macomb in southeastern Michigan
JeanStrzempek
38:25
Hello I am Jean Strzempek from Ann Arbor Michigan
Stephanie Birmingham
38:31
Stephanie Birmingham from Options for Independent Living, Inc. in Green Bay, WI
jeanettetibstra
38:38
Good afternoon, from Grand Rapids Michigan!
ionyekaba
38:47
Iheme Onyekaba Amherst Massachusetts
Kira Meskin
38:49
Kira Meskin from Progress CIL, Chicago, IL
Bernice
38:51
Hello Bernice from CBCIL in Corpus Christi TX
Sheri
39:10
Sheri Stevens Options for Independence Logan Utah
Marci Boucher
39:17
Hello everyone from Milwaukee
Royce Schultze
39:21
Royce Dakota CIL Bismarck ND
Deb Langham
39:27
Hello, Deb from Independence First in Milwaukee!
Nina Lutz
39:33
Hi! Nina from ARISE in Syracuse, NY
Kevin Thompson
39:35
Hello from-Kevin Thompson Connections for Independent Living Greeley, Colorado
lharkins
39:35
Lisa Sistare-Harkins from Augusta Ga CIL
Royce Schultze
39:43
Go Packers
Mandy Wes
39:47
From Redmond, Washington (eastside of Seattle).
Nita Sipple
39:48
Hello from Lincoln, Nebraska
Roads100
39:51
Brittany Cox here from Roads to Independence in Ogden Utah
Dariusz
40:07
Dariusz from Access Living in Chicago
tra121967wed@yahoo.com
40:10
hi Tracy Sommer from Herkimer
susanl
40:46
Susan Link from Binghamton NY
JUICE
40:53
Greeting from Buffalo! Giuseppina (JUICE) Bugenhagen -NY Connects Outreach Specialist at Western New York Independent Living, Buffalo, NY.
brianhollander
40:57
Hi Brian Hollander with Independent Living Resource Center in Santa Barbara CA. I cannot hear anything.
Ruth Hubbling
41:07
Ruth Hubbling from SW Center for Independent Living, Worthington, MN
Yashira Ruiz
41:07
Hola;
Julie
41:14
Hell! Julie Sackrider with Three Rivers in Wamego, Kansas!!
VSnyder
41:15
Vienna Arise Syracuse NY
brianhollander
41:17
Never Mind. I got it.
jgraham
41:21
Janice Graham from Disability Network Oakland & Macomb in Troy MI
Sarah Cox
41:23
Sarah Cox, CHW, M.S.PH, from Disability Network of Mid-Michigan, Midland, Michigan
dgillette
41:23
Donna Gillette, Director of Independent Living Services, LIFE at RCIL Herkimer NY
Yashira Ruiz
41:28
Yashira, from Stavros CIL, Amherst, MA
cknighton
42:02
Chaunise Knighton Disability Network Wayne County Detroit
Roxanne Broadbent
42:04
Hello D. Gillette, Roxanne here!
Beth Gilliam
42:40
hello everyone from Disabled Citizens Alliance for Independence in Viburnum Mo
Lois
42:46
lois brown from Stavros CIL here.
dgillette
42:51
Hey Roxie!
Luke Labas
42:56
Can you hit record? So you can post it as a resource
Luke Labas
43:35
haha nevermind
APRIL Office
43:36
Luke we are recording
Moriah Iverson
43:40
HI! Moriah Iverson, MS Business Innovation Manager, Independence First Milwaukee, WI
cknighton
46:13
We are using DocuSign for signatures.
Bernice
46:14
We are still not allowed to be face to face in CBCIL
JUICE
46:19
Brian...New York State is struggling with this too. We are unable to go to the nursing homes. We are having limited contact. Our Open Doors and Olmstead Programs are blocked to enter the nursing homes too. We are still struggling with COVID-19 outbreaks.
Mandy Wes
47:01
When a consumer has no access to a computer/Internet, how are people assisting with online-only intake info, etc?
aholmes
47:24
Same here in Ohio we have moved to hands off/ virtual transition. we are ordering online and completing meetings via phone and our referral have increased.
tmoore
47:58
That's awesome!
jennifer.stewart@wysil.org
48:11
I work for a CIL in Wyoming and we are doing almost the same thing with transitions, I have done three in the last two months and am about to do another. I still have referrals coming in.
JeanStrzempek
49:34
I am from the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living in Michigan and I am doing all of mine remotely as well and it is working well
Beth Gilliam
50:27
I also am struggling with finding housing in our rural communities
aholmes
50:37
The Challenges we are facing is how to access personal documentations such as state ID's .
Kira Meskin
50:37
Accessible, affordable housing is a huge issue and need, especially when it comes to transitions
JeanStrzempek
51:14
I have several coming in as folks want to be transitioned out of the facilities. I have built a very good relationship with all of the facilities in 3 counties.
brianhollander
51:19
Is there a poll we feature we could use to see what percentage of centers on the call have a dedicated transition person or team?
Stephanie Birmingham
51:20
Yes, accessible and affordable housing stock is dire in WI.
Stephanie Birmingham
52:47
And I am not confident that “project based housing” is really any better. I question whether they’re becoming modern day segregative settings?
Beth Gilliam
53:25
I have found the ombuds (if available) very helpfull
Beth Gilliam
56:29
Brianhollander DCAI has a dedicated NHT
Kiersten Onanga
57:47
Does have other responsibilities other then Transitions at your centers?
Beth Gilliam
58:38
I have a question for Molly
janetp
01:00:33
Janet Perreault Disability Network West Michigan- This week Amazon and Walmart, are available for online SNAP purchases in all of the 19 states currently using the system, with 18 more states expected to join in the coming months.
Roxanne Broadbent
01:01:31
I am interested in this DocuSign. How do you get that.
Franklin Rivas
01:01:50
I have a question
aholmes
01:01:59
Cleveland, we cover Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga counties.
dgillette
01:02:01
What to do when it's just you the director and 1 advocate currently working remotely?
Stephanie Birmingham
01:02:06
Do folks in other states have project-based complexes for only pwd and older adults?
lharkins
01:02:13
I have a question for denise
Franklin Rivas
01:02:18
https://www.docsketch.com/online-signature/
Beth Gilliam
01:03:12
Sorry mic un repairable Moliy do consumers need to be in the nursing facility for 90 days like with the MFP program
Jodie Baney
01:03:32
Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living has started an evacuation plan which includes a fast track NHT program
Moriah Iverson
01:04:28
I am wondering if partnerships with local HUD offices, or partnerships with City/County Housing offices are beneficial, and if anyone has tips on building relationships with these types of partners?
APRIL Office
01:06:00
wonderful please continue to share resources I will make sure to share the chat and downloads with the recording
Franklin Rivas
01:06:12
We have some misinformation going around telling residents that the process make take years for housing.
Mary
01:06:52
How many are having to deal with Managed Care Organizations? This seems to be the stumbling block in Kansas
Beth Gilliam
01:07:27
Moriah Iverson I have found being enthusiastically persistant has been successful and stopping in with cookies every couple of months does wonders lol
K.H
01:08:43
In my region of IL, We have MCO (Managed Care Organizations). They have worked well with us, the ones we can get into contact with. They are more helpful in the process as they have access to the insurance side
Tanya
01:12:22
Tanya Johnson, Superior Alliance for Independent Living in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I'm the only navigator up here covering 15 counties, over 16,000 square miles :) I've built fantastic relationships with a lot of nursing facilities, our waiver agency, and housing managers. Sometimes just asking what you can do to help smooths the way.
Beth Gilliam
01:12:55
Thank You
Kira Meskin
01:13:10
Steve, what resources are you talking about specifically, and how are those resources being allocated to you??
Beth Gilliam
01:13:14
Thank is great'
aholmes
01:14:37
When discussing building relationships with nursing homes, I have completed face to face visits with nursing home on sort of during off season when Home Choice slows down for us.
K.H
01:14:40
If you're doing your signature online/virtual, what application/software are you using to get signatures on your documents?
Kira Meskin
01:15:41
AND, almost 50% of COVID-19 related deaths in Illinois are people who are living in congregated facilities
jeanettetibstra
01:15:51
I have been sending blank forms to my social workers, and they are scanning/emailing me back the signed documents.
Bernice
01:16:27
Im using Adobe Software - Adobe Acrobat DC
lharkins
01:16:30
Denise, what funding do you use to buy the alexa and the ipads
Beth Gilliam
01:16:50
How does that work with confidential and HIPA laws. getting the outside help from Face book
aholmes
01:17:06
For Money Follows the Person in Ohio the individual does have to be in the facility for 90 days.
APRIL Office
01:17:37
Aholmes- yes that is typical they were saying if you use care funds and not MFP then it doesn't matter how long
lharkins
01:17:59
This is Lisa from Augusta Ga and Walton Options for Independent Living. We are scanning or faxing blank documents that need to be signed and having social workers get them signed and sent back
dgillette
01:18:23
yes, the question of using FB and other social media for support during/after transition, what about protecting consumer identify?
brianhollander
01:18:52
You call out for volunteers, then you get a consent from the individual to allow you to exchange info with the volunteer.
jeanettetibstra
01:18:55
There is also a free iPhone app called Genius Scan that I am using, it allows you to take photos of your documents, and it essentially scans them in black and white, and you can email them to yourself as a PDF. It’s been a lifesaver after working at home for almost 3 months.
dgillette
01:19:59
thank you Brian Hollander on using the release
dgillette
01:20:20
Does your ILC allow for the use of social media on behalf of transition efforts?
Dariusz
01:20:39
for the virtual signatures we just type names of consumer, staff, and witness into PDF form
Frank Rivas
01:23:14
We also have to consider liability since we are working with a vulnerable population.Volunteers are not always a viable option for us because of that.
Roads100
01:24:13
For virtual signatures I have started using DocuSign and it has worked really well.
APRIL Office
01:26:33
@Frank Rivas have you considered professional volunteers? Like OT Students, PT Students, etc who might need field experience or others who usually have to be vetted to do their field practicum anyways
Meghan Stabley
01:26:33
If anyone is willing to offer to submit their contact information, Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living of NC PA would love to collaborate with everyone.
dgillette
01:26:34
yes, transition and diversion are core ILC services
Michelle Zank
01:26:55
Michelle Resource Center for Disability SOlutions in FL, I'm kinda new, can you explain "MFP"?
dgillette
01:26:59
dgillette@rcil.com to Meghan Stably
Frank Rivas
01:27:06
We may be facing not being able to place money made into general funds
mmurphy
01:27:11
Would it be possible to get a list of all attendees with contact information? A lot of good information being shared.
APRIL Office
01:27:30
@mmurphy I am trying to figure out how to do that now :)
Frank Rivas
01:27:31
MFP= Money follows the Person
Frank Rivas
01:28:04
https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/long-term-services-supports/money-follows-person/index.html
Tanya
01:28:25
I wasn't on the original email list could I please be added? tanyaj@upsail.org
Jody Hougentogler
01:28:32
jhougentogler@fcilde.org Willing to collaborate!
Jody Hougentogler
01:28:50
I’m wondering where/how are you with the housing…
jeanettetibstra
01:28:50
jeanette.t@dakc.us
Lisa Leon
01:29:29
lisa@tilinet.org
Laura Gibson
01:29:32
laura@cicil.org
brianhollander
01:29:36
bhollander@ilrc-trico.org
Cheryl Pinheiro
01:29:38
cpinheiro@gsil.org
Moriah Iverson
01:29:40
miverson@independencefirst.org
aholmes
01:29:41
April Holmes
Frank Rivas
01:29:42
frivas@cfigj.org
Shaundell Diaz
01:29:45
sdiaz@stavros.org
Sheri
01:29:45
Sheri Stevens sstevens@optionsind.org
ionyekaba
01:29:45
ionyekaba@stavros.org
Beth Dewald
01:29:47
bethd@freedomrc.org
Cheryl Pinheiro
01:29:47
vkidder@gsil.org
ilservices
01:29:50
ilservices@tarp1.org
Nita Sipple
01:29:50
nsipple@leagueofhumandignity.com
Clay Mims
01:29:51
cmims@lifecil.com
Roads100
01:29:52
Brittany@roadstoind.org
Bernice
01:29:52
berniceg@cbcil.org Bernice Gonzales Coastal Bend Center for Independent Living Corpus Christi, TX
Paige Gallaher
01:29:54
paige@atlantiscommunity.org
Julie
01:29:55
julies@threeriversinc.org
Jodie Baney
01:29:55
jbaney@cilncp.org we are fast tracking NHT as well as have an ongoing evacuation plan
Jessica Johanns
01:29:57
jjohanns@leagueofhumandignity.com
rileyjones
01:29:58
riley@cicil.org
rlewis
01:29:59
rlewis@endependence.org
GEsquivel
01:30:00
gesquivel@accessliving.org
Laura Duval
01:30:07
Director@smile-az.org Laura Duval
julies
01:30:09
JulieS@upsail.org
Lisa Bonie
01:30:10
lisab@nncil.org
Sandy Popp
01:30:14
sandyp@optionsil.org
kayapfukunaga
01:30:14
kayapfukunaga@accesstoindependence.org
tmoore
01:30:16
tmoore@cilncp.org
mmurphy
01:30:17
mmurphy@cilncp.org Roads to Freedom, Williamsort, PA
HMiller
01:30:19
hmiller@cilncp.edu
Deb Maijala
01:30:22
deb@nncil.org
Mavis
01:30:28
Mravin@reachcils.org
HMiller
01:30:31
hmiller@cilncp.org
aholmes
01:30:33
April Holmes aholmes@sil-oh.org
Pat Morse
01:30:34
pmorse@bvcil.org (Pat Morse, 7 counties in rural Central Texas
Beth Gilliam
01:30:34
dcaioutreach@misn.com located in Missouri
dgillette
01:30:45
dgillette@rcil.com 315-723-8004
Stacy
01:30:49
sjackson@risecil.org
JeanStrzempek
01:30:51
jstrzempek@aacil.org
Nina Lutz
01:31:07
nlutz@ariseinc.org
lharkins
01:31:08
lharkins@waltonoptions.org
dgillette
01:31:17
Hi Nina!
Carol Henry
01:31:25
Carol T Henrycarol@ilcofkerncounty.orgTransitions staff.
Clay Mims
01:31:27
cmims@lifecil.com Savannah,Ga.. Life Inc CIL
Jody Hougentogler
01:31:34
Have to go - hope we can connect again!
kayapfukunaga
01:31:51
Ann from Hawaii - Access to Independence
Shawnnita
01:32:34
Hello everyone
Suheil Cuevas
01:33:50
scuevas@rcdsfl.org
K.H
01:34:32
Thank you for your feedback about digital signatures. I have another question. Is anyone having trouble with their local Department of Rehab (DHS) in trying to get a service plan started? My individuals are getting denied and at this point in time, DHS is only doing virtual assessments so more of my individuals are getting denied for home services. Also, my local DHS office is deflecting our reintegration services saying that their department will do it but I have yet to see them take a case that requires more than a few conversations. It is frustrating because they are denying my requests for the assessment or taking my cases and questioning our involvement.
marcie roth
01:34:33
marcie@wid.org
Beth Gilliam
01:35:02
DCAI has provided PPE to all consumers and attendants this included In home Nurses and mental health
Michelle Zank
01:36:11
mzank@rcdsfl.org
marcie roth
01:36:16
Join the World Institute on Disability’s 2nd Global Disaster and Disability Town Hall on 6/4/201pm-2:30pm EDT – 4pm-5:30pm UTChttps://wid.org/2020/05/01/disability-community-listening-tour-webinar/
Lisa Bonie
01:36:58
Logistics Plus, Erie PA, PPE stock available
K.H
01:37:04
Kelsee H.Transition CoordinatorLINC, Inc.tel 618-235-9988fax 618-233-3729www.lincinc.orgwww.facebook.com/linc.swansea/twitter.com/LINCInc
Dariusz
01:37:12
I have to run to another meeting, thank you for all your ideas and feedback.
Beth Gilliam
01:37:46
we were able to order ours from Perecise
Advocates for Access-Alexis
01:38:04
Alexis Rhoades
K.H
01:38:42
My email is: khill@lincinc.org
Lisa Bonie
01:39:04
www.logisticsplus.net
Advocates for Access-Alexis
01:39:16
Alexis RhoadesTransition Coordinator4450 N Prospect Road Suite C8Peoria Heights, IL 61616Voice 309-682-3500Arhoades@AdvocatesForAccess.com
Beth Gilliam
01:40:05
Phone system as well of thru a wifi cell phone (less expensive than tablets)
aholmes
01:40:29
we are using the phone and working with the family.
Cindi Hall
01:40:34
My email is: chall@disabilitypartners.org
Laura Duval
01:40:51
thank you all for the wonderful information. I hate to leave before it's over but I have my IL Networking meeting at 11 am I am late for calling into.
Kira Meskin
01:41:08
The problem with the use of phones is that there are nursing homes who don't provide their residents with individual phones in their rooms and the only phone is located in the common area. So, staff are not allowing residents to even get phone calls
Jean Kloppenborg Ruge
01:41:15
ninfo@leagueofhumandignity.com
Bernice
01:41:37
We have our social workers call on speaker in their office
Jodie Baney
01:41:39
We have offered to buy prepaid cell phones if we need too. We also have a tech lending program through tech owl that we can lend things such as ipads
Kira Meskin
01:41:40
How sad is that?
Frank Rivas
01:42:01
For technology training there is Senior Planet. They will assist nursing homes set up and train individuals with their own technology or with available technology (i.e. personal Smartphones) to use Zoom or other contact methods of video conferencing.
Frank Rivas
01:42:07
https://seniorplanet.org/
Bernice
01:42:51
That is a great resource!
Bernice
01:43:00
Senior Planet
Frank Rivas
01:43:19
We also encourage the individuals to sing up for lifeline phones https://www.fcc.gov/consumers/guides/lifeline-support-affordable-communications
swright
01:43:23
Steve Wright, Empower Abilities, Springfield, Missouri swright@swcil.org for our resource list and any questions.
Bernice
01:43:33
Also great for individuals looking for ways to connect when relocating and are new to the neighborhood
lharkins
01:43:44
Denise, I sent u a provate message
aholmes
01:43:44
The nursing staff is suppose to wipe down the phones, most communication is done through the social worker.
Beth Gilliam
01:44:33
TAP is a resourse that can be used for people with hearing or visual
HMiller
01:44:48
Would like to share We transitioned a COVID positive consumer- success story
mmurphy
01:45:17
I had a consumer confined to his room due to positive cases on the floor. I had to get the Ombudsman involved to get a cordless phone brought to the consumer in his room.
Frank Rivas
01:46:09
I have heard a similar report about the stimulus
marcie roth
01:46:37
Please contact marcie@wid.org if there are resources your Organization needs to support people during COVID and concurrent disasters.
Jean Kloppenborg Ruge
01:46:49
For the mailing list, please add jfink@leagueofhumandignity and jkloppenborg@leagueofhumandignity.com. Thank you.
marcie roth
01:46:53
Corporate and foundation partners want to provide direct assistance- phones are one example.
Kira Meskin
01:47:02
You would think that with all the money nursing homes get, they would at least provide people with their own phones. Access to communication is a basic human right
APRIL Office
01:48:01
@marci Roth do you have examples of the corporate and foundation partners that you are talking about that want to help with direct assistance?
mmurphy
01:48:05
I have a consumer who was not allowed to attend a housing meeting to secure housing. I was told the nursing home was still on lock down. If she does not attend her second and final meeting, she will be removed from the waiting list.
marcie roth
01:49:14
Not yet, the initiative is about to roll out, but I don’t want to wait if there are people in need
Kiersten Onanga
01:52:17
Does anyone have issues with Medicaid funding transferring from facility to waiver?
denise
01:53:08
I think there was a mention of an email list. Here is my email for that list: denise@swilc.org
Frank Rivas
01:54:24
Kristen Onaga the billing can be quite daunting and it depends on some of the problems. You can contact me later if you like. I think I have a lot of it down. frivas@cfigj.org
Michelle Zank
01:54:53
How about in situations where the rehab plans to discharge the resident, even though they have no place to go or family? While an organization can assist with costs into an apartment, what if there is nothing available and there is a wait list for the apartment the consumer can afford?
Bernice
01:56:16
Wow
Bernice
01:56:47
Wow that is sad
Eric
01:58:39
This is Eric Orr with the CIL in York. Could you please add me to the email list eorr@cilopportunities.org
Shaundell Diaz
01:59:42
No SNF should be discharging without proper services in place and having somewhere to go is one of those
Frank Rivas
01:59:46
Michelle Zank-- Discharges have to be considered safe. Discharging a person to the street when they have medical needs that cannot be met while homeless is not a considered a safe discharge and the SNF can be held liable.
lharkins
01:59:49
Will you be doing this again?
Becca Webb
02:00:05
Rebecca@disabilitynetwork.net
Shaundell Diaz
02:00:17
Exactly Frank
Beth Gilliam
02:00:44
yes frank
jnguyen
02:01:07
This is Jaritza Nguyen with the CIL in York. Could you please add me to the email list jnguyen@cilopportunities.org
brenda
02:01:15
My email for the email list. bhardingalbert@cilcp.org
hannahw
02:01:44
Email for list: hannahw@directilc.org
Frank Rivas
02:03:40
We might have to do it a little longer next time. A lot fo information out there.
Michelle Zank
02:03:40
THank you! Very Helpful :)
Mary Willard
02:03:42
Molson.april@gmail.com
lauren baker
02:03:46
lbaker@dnom.org
Alexa Mavroidis
02:03:48
alexam@ecnv.org
Kayla Patino
02:03:48
kpatino@dncap.org
Nick Barfield
02:03:53
kbarfield@risecil.org
Alyson Windle
02:03:59
alysonw@optionsil.org
Jerrod Nichols
02:04:01
jerrod@drcjoliet.org
aholmes
02:04:03
Thank you APRIL this was so helpful!!!!
Becca Webb
02:04:06
very useful information....thanks!
priscilla
02:04:06
priscilla@idlife.org
Kiersten Onanga
02:04:08
Kiersten.onanga@access2indpendence.org
Shawnnita
02:04:10
Shawnnita@smile-az.org
Shaundell Diaz
02:04:10
Thanks so much!
Luke Labas
02:04:11
Lukel@the-league.org
Vicky
02:04:12
vicky@lifecil.org
Ann
02:04:12
ann@northcountryil.org
SelvinG
02:04:15
selving@ecnv.org
Christina Jordan
02:04:20
christina.jordan@dnwayne.org
Kevin Thompson
02:04:23
kevin@connections4il.org
Davina Patterson
02:04:37
Davina.patterson@drradvocates.org
nautry
02:04:37
nadineautry@thefreedomcenter-md.org
Frank Rivas
02:05:09
Can you share the poll numbers with us?
Lisa Leon
02:05:31
How is your CIL managing the Cares Act. Funding? TCIL made Personal Care assistant the first priority. Tri-County Independent Living is using the Care Act money to cover the partial payment for a private pay caregiving to start while we wait to find a County covered personal care assistant through Medi-caid to help.-Lisa Leon, Transition Coordinator
Clay Mims
02:05:47
please send me the info for the next peer support meeting. cmims@lifecil.com
Kevin Thompson
02:05:53
Whew a whirlwind of info. Thank you all!
Bernice
02:05:57
Thank you!!!!
Becca Webb
02:05:59
thanks.
Frank Rivas
02:06:00
Thank you
Mandy Wes (she/her)
02:06:03
Thanks/
Bernice
02:06:03
my camera froze!
baileya
02:06:11
thank you!
Andrea Kindseth
02:06:15
Thank you!!
Clay Mims
02:06:19
Thank you all. This was very informative.
Shawnnita
02:06:23
Thank you
Lytte Greer REACH
02:06:50
Thank you
Beth Gilliam
02:06:59
Thank you