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EVELYN DAVIS BERRY, RN

FOUNDER

JULY 1969

SERVICES

 

Live-In Adult Foster Care Services

Assisted Living Services

Out of Home Respite Care Services

Long Term Care Services

Specific Population we serve:

Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors

Aged, Physically Handicapped

Mentally Challenged/Medically Fragile

In-Home Services included:

A) Room and Board

  • semi & private rooms are available depending on vacancies and the individual needs of the consumer
  • Three nutritious meals with snacks serviced daily

B) Twenty-Four Hour Registered Nurse Availability

C) Twenty-Four Hour Staff Supervision:

  • Direct Care Workers/ Certified Nursed Aides are scheduled for twenty-four hour care service for our consumers with an manager/supervisor onsite during normal business hours and a 24 hour on call manager/supervisor daily.

D) Medication Management and Medical Management:

  • Medications are administered by trained staff only
  • Medical Appointments

E) Housekeeping and Laundry Services daily

F) Transportation for Medical purposes when applicable

G) Specialized Programming for the consumer 

     socialization skills

  • music/sing along activities
  • conflict resolution/anger management sessions
  • consumer empowerment program
  • leisure group ( for example: arts and crafts, current events, movie night, table games, bingo, and low impact physical exercise)
  • personal hygiene and grooming sessions
  • spiritual services are available upon request of the consumer
  • consumer of the month program
  • holidays and consumer birthday celebration
  • staff supervised outings
  • educational programming -GED assistance
  • behavioral modification programming when applicable
  • life skills for re-entry into semi or independent living when applicable

H) Onsite Health Care Services:

We have a visiting medical physician, physical therapist and a podiatrist through our close partnership with a home health agency that can intervene when more medical interventions are required and ordered by either our doctor or your family physician. In addition we have a working relationship with advanced non facility based medical/mental health providers, physical neuro-rehabilitation providers, medical case managers or certified case managers and clergy that specialize in traumatic brain injury aftercare-holistic approach to the healing process addressing the mind, body and soul.

Special assistance is provided for consumers who required staff/RN intervention with insulin, blood glucose checks, monthly, weekly daily or prn blood pressure readings and breathing treatments as order by their physicians. Incontinence care is provided with dignity and respect. Incontinence supplies are provided at an additional cost or you can provide supplies for your love ones on a monthly basis.

We are located less than 2 miles from the Detroit Medical Center.

J) Physical Safety Concerns:

Our direct care workers are trained in CPR, First Aid and Emergency evacuation procedures as mandated by the state.

We conduct monthly fire drills for the safety of all of our consumers.

Our facility is equipped with a hard wire fire system

We have fire extinguishers secured at central locations through the facility.

We have a burglar alarm system with motion detectors connected to the 24 hour alarm command station and the local police precinct.

The facility has an emergency egress lighting system at all exit routes to provide illumination during a power failure and a back up generator certified by the City of Detroit and the State Fire Marshall.

All of our emergency systems are inspected by our local contractors, who certify the systems to be in excellent working order and service them when needed.

We are inspected annually by State Fire Marshall, City Health Department, City Building and Safety Engineering Department, Wayne County Office of Recipient Rights, MCPN officials and Insurance Carriers. The State of Michigan Licensing Consultant inspects the facility every two years.

 

K) Cost of Personal Care:

The cost of care for your love one or significant other will be determined after a complete pre-admission assessment, complete physical and TB skin test has been performed. Levels of care needs are individualized for each consumer in our care. The fee for room and board, personal care services and community living supports are available upon request for private pay and long term insurance coverage. Our rate change annually based on the inflation and the level of care changes if any.

Call for 2013 base cost for private pay which is based on the level of care required and living accommodations requested.

 L) Method of Payment:

We accept private pay (certified checks, bank money orders or bank wire transfer), long term care insurance assignments, Guardian payments, Social Security checks, SSI checks, SSDI, Veterans pension or disability payments, No-Fault Auto Insurance Payments, Workers Compensation Ins Adjusters, Auto Insurance Attorneys, Allscripts Care Management Network, Extended Care Network, Disability Network, Integrated Care Alliance, and Care link Network.

M) Admission criteria:

We accept referrals for consumers from mental health placement professionals, veterans hospital discharge planners, nursing homes transitional specialist, psychiatric hospital discharge planners, families and or guardians. The consumer must meet the following criteria:

  • At Least 30 years of age
  • Diagnosis of mental illness and or Traumatic Brain injury
  • Ambulatory with assistance or mobile with a Wheelchair
  • Cannot be actively suicidal or harmful to others
  • Willing to participate in a daily, structure program as directed by an individually developed treatment plan
  • Not physically aggressive
  • Medically Clear with a complete physical and TB test with results prior to admission by a licensed physician
  • Willing to follow the facilities rules and guidelines

N) Referral:

We accept referral from Family Members, Guardians, Social Security, Veterans Hospital, Discharge Planners/Social Workers, Auto Insurance Attorneys and Adjusters, Workers Compensation Ins. Adjusters, Allscripts Care Management Network, Extended Care Network, Disability Network, NSO, Integrated Care Alliance, and Care link Network.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM

 

PURPOSE

To maintain the highest standard in deliver of personal care services and supports in Community Based Home like setting.

STANDARD

Berry's Adult Foster Care Home shall adopt a person-centered approach to disseminate evidence-based best practices principles to improve positive outcomes reducing risk within our power ensuring the quality of services to the individuals served we shall utilizing SWOT analysis system.

Definition of SWOT

SWOT is a method for strategic planning that analyzes objectives based on strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (thus the acronym SWOT). SWOT accounts for both internal and external variables, and it may be used to evaluate any system, including an adult foster care facility.

S = Strengths

Strengths include all internal attributes of the company (system or organization) that may positively affect the identified objective. Depending on the objective, any given internal attribute may be either positive or negative. Factors may include marketing mix, personnel, personal care service capabilities and management. Any internal variable that could impact strategy will be included.

W = Weaknesses

Weaknesses include all internal attributes of the company that may adversely affect the identified objective. Depending on the objective, any particular internal attribute may be either positive or negative. These factors also may include marketing mix, personnel, personal care service capabilities and management. Any internal variable that may impact strategy will be included.

O = Opportunities

Opportunities include all external conditions that may positively affect the identified objective. Depending on the objective, any given external factor may be either positive or negative. Factors may include industry economics, technology, legislation and social conditions. Include any internal variable that could impact strategy.

T = Threats

Threats include all external conditions that may adversely affect the identified objective. Any particular external factor may be either positive or negative, depending on the objective. Industry economics, technology, legislation and social conditions are all possible factors. Any external variable that may impact strategy must be included.

Strengths

Opportunities

Weakness

Threats



QUALITY ASSURANCE SERVICE STANDARDS

v To facilitate and encourage the importance of family/guardian involvement in the personal care and community living supports of the consumer in this foster care setting

v To provide the highest degree of quality care in the least restrictive way so the needs and personal goals of the consumer can be met within the scope of our care based on the best practice principles in this industry

v To ensure and maintain the consumers right to respect, privacy, dignity and confidentiality in all aspects of the consumers life in this foster care setting

v To ensure the consumer has the opportunity to develop and or maintain living skills to successfully function and participate in group/community activities based on the acuity level of the consumer

v To be free to raise and have resolved any complaints/disputes the consumer may have regarding the personal care and community support services received

v To provide person-centered care we will provide sound management practices to ensure the best possible outcome for the consumer's mental status and physical well-being status within the scope of our care based on the best practice principles in this industry

v To be free at all times from sexual, physical, and emotional abuse we will ensure that the human rights of each consumer placed in our care will be upheld within this facility based on the best practice principles in this industry

v To provide 3 nutritious meals as scheduled and a daily snack based on the nutritional assessment guidelines and any physician dietary restriction noted on admission or incorporated later during their residence at this facility from a medically dietary adjustment by their physician

v To routinely perform physical plant inspection daily by staff, monthly impromptu inspections by administrator to promote and maintain ongoing environmental health and safety awareness along with any infection control issues providing a safe and clean living environment at all times based on the best practice principles in this industry

v To promote and provide ongoing training for all direct care staff and management staff based on the best practice principles in this industry

    Berry's Adult Foster Care Home INC.
    3640 Mcdougall
    Detroit, Michigan 48207
    Phone: (313) 579-1881

    Email: elvasteward@sbcglobal.net