What Is a Provider?
A provider is a person who will assist an individual (or group of individuals) with a developmental disability to live as independently as possible in accordance to their individual service plan (ISP).
What kinds of things would I do as a provider?
Providers perform a variety of tasks to support the individual they serve. These tasks could may include - light housekeeping, laundry, grocery shopping, assisting with personal care, assisting and transporting individuals to medical appointments, accessing activities in the community and more.
How to Become a Provider?
When a person becomes an Independent Provider, they get to choose what individual they want to work with and when, based on the individual looking for services.
Independent providers are responsible for completing their own billing and paying taxes, independent providers are self-employed. Independent providers are not employees of the State of Ohio, DODD, and County Boards of Developmental Disabilities. Independent providers cannot employ someone else to provide services on their behalf.
For more information or to get the process started, contact Lori LaCella today! (937) 645-6765