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COVID-19 Town Hall - Shared screen with speaker view
Jamie Stout
34:18
Can I get info for the provider meeting on Monday
Kayti King
34:48
I would like info on the providers meeting on Monday
Maria Chiechi
34:50
me too please
Jackie Chotiner
36:34
I’d like the info/invite on provider meeting as well
Doreen VanderVort
38:53
What is the process for a family to request additional CFC hours now that school is not meeting personal care needs 6 hours a day during school?
Mitchell Strenk
39:58
mitchell.strenk@servicealternatives.com
Jamie Stout
42:48
we can hear you
seamasc
43:15
clear and eloquent;)
Sarah Blanchette
43:28
Hey Everyone, at the end of this presentation I will publish the zoom link in this chat for the provider meeting on Monday
Jamie Stout
47:26
thank you
Tenaya Sunbury
51:42
Kris, how are you identifying high-risk clients?
adriennestuart
01:07:11
FYI https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/online-purchasing-pilot
adriennestuart
01:07:28
Also https://www.dshs.wa.gov/os/office-communications/media-release/dshs-receives-supplemental-funding-boost-benefits-basic-food-recipients
cb
01:07:50
did you know you can use your EBT card at Walmart online and Amazon.com for delivery and ? Just click on "add payment option" and scroll to bottom of screen and EBT slot will pop up. In put
cb
01:08:07
your ebt number and name.
cb
01:09:27
EBT will also get you amazon prime for a very low price.
Doreen VanderVort
01:10:39
Is there an expansion of case management services and hiring to meet the need of so many individuals and families now qualifying for CFC entitlement for personal care assessment because they are now eligible for Medicaid apple health recipients because of job loss?
Stacie Owen with Take Aim
01:13:15
During the region 2 webinar earlier today there was talk of pro bono lawyers who are available to assist with certain legal issues. Do you have resources to connect with these lawyers?
HS-MarquezE
01:14:15
If a AFH or group home is not allowing a client to return home because they left the house, is this allowed?
Anthony Nash
01:16:43
yea working with tech is fun
adriennestuart
01:18:54
https://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/issues/health/coronavirus-covid-19
Noah Seidel
01:20:40
Here is a Know your rights document- https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tTWDHkbOtYPNalsN3lEi5yUjZI9qMdhL2IAM_S8bVqE/edit
adriennestuart
01:21:31
https://nwjustice.org/home
Jessica Gomez Barrios
01:21:36
how long can people expect to wait to receive a call back from case manager? just want to manage expectations: )
Pam
01:21:38
Is there a way to get a transcript of the meetings?
Doreen VanderVort
01:24:50
Are DDA waivers closed statewide?
Kayti King
01:24:59
How can I become a provider...located in Olympia Wa
Sarah Blanchette
01:25:05
Hello all, we will be publishing this recording on DDA, The Arc of Washington and DDC websites and the captioning will appear on the recording. We are not yet prepared to release a transcript but we will take that feedback for this and future meetings.
Stacie Owen with Take Aim
01:25:25
Will you please provide additional information regarding Community Guide and Community Engagement services and providing them for more than one client at a time?
Doreen VanderVort
01:27:34
if older parents are sick and or passing away and there is no other caregiver in the home where are people going for care in emergencies? nursing facilities? SOLA? RHC?
Katherine Thorn PAVE
01:28:52
For potential independent providers who want to get contracted to provide personal care hours, what is a reasonable expectation on the time frame on getting a contract signed so that the IP can begin providing services? What if none of the fingerprint locations will schedule an appointment to get those done?
Noah Seidel
01:31:12
Are Supported Living referral packets being sent out? Are any providers accepting people?
cb
01:32:01
I see there have been rate increases for companion home providers and adult family homes. Will IP's be getting a rate increase?
Noah Seidel
01:34:04
I have heard planned overnight respite are no longer having people come to them. Are there any other options for families to use?
cb
01:34:56
I know a family that lost a provider and would like to increase the hours of their only other provider but that IP is already at their max weekly hours. Will an exception be made for that IP to work more hours?
Stacie Owen with Take Aim
01:35:23
Concerning CG/CE services, was there an emergency rule change stating that a provider can work with more than one client at a time during a single session and where can I find more information as a provider?
Robert Wheeler & Kim Rafferty
01:36:45
For non-profits that are operating AFH's Medicaid/State rates don't tend to cover costs and therefore there is a strong reliance on donations/fund-raisers, Considering the economic conditions now and the foreseeable future, fund-raising/donations likely will decrease substantially, and having AFH's have to close because of lack of funding will be not in the best interests of anyone. Can DDA consider how it might help with this revenue deficit, esp. in dealing with likely significant State cutbacks across the Board for all State Depts.? To us, all the services for DD should be considered "Essential", and therefore not subject for cutbacks.
Kayti King
01:38:06
As a potential provider, What if you are not Medicaid/medicare certified?
Claire Wilson
01:41:56
Senator Wilson hears your message. :-)
Jessica Gomez Barrios
01:42:44
thank you everyone for your critical work during this crisis!
Robert Wheeler & Kim Rafferty
01:42:45
For DDA, how might the situation impact DDA's response, which is due July 1st, related to SB 5672? Ad thanks Senator Wilson for hearing our concerns about funding cutbacks
Doreen VanderVort
01:43:26
Parent focused article and resources on support available to families during school shutdown from the Parent Training and Information (PTI)center at PAVE. https://wapave.org/school-shutdown-pandemic-guidance-for-families-also-impacted-by-disability/
Meridith
01:44:41
Just to confirm, from what Stacy said about the stimulus checks, it will not effect the $2,000 resource limit...did you say for one year? So, when the check is received and deposited into the client checking account, they have one year to spend that money? Will we still need to contact Long Term Care at DSHS to report that income, or Social Security to report that income?
Ashley Jackson
01:45:30
Can the service options offered for CE/CG be used for adult day providers? What are the options for these programs?
adriennestuart
01:45:51
https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dshs.wa.gov%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2FALTSA%2Fstakeholders%2Fdocuments%2Fduals%2Ftoolkit%2FTED%2520application.pdf&data=01%7C01%7Csdym%40arcofkingcounty.org%7C4b5ade1f420a40a680a208d7d0e71482%7Cd2d12568697848c5a2366b51009670be%7C0&sdata=1Yq%2BvK7K5EZ8%2FgqQx30N9h62WfyxYaFY5%2FhT%2FfwOC%2FQ%3D&reserved=0
adriennestuart
01:46:29
Oops. I’m not sure what happened there. Here is the TED link Stacy mentioned. https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dshs.wa.gov%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2FALTSA%2Fstakeholders%2Fdocuments%2Fduals%2Ftoolkit%2FTED%2520application.pdf&data=01%7C01%7Csdym%40arcofkingcounty.org%7C4b5ade1f420a40a680a208d7d0e71482%7Cd2d12568697848c5a2366b51009670be%7C0&sdata=1Yq%2BvK7K5EZ8%2FgqQx30N9h62WfyxYaFY5%2FhT%2FfwOC%2FQ%3D&reserved=0
Krista Milhofer
01:47:19
Is information on job losses of people with IDD being collected? Who should someone with IDD contact if they want to take advantage of the free internet services, stimulus, ABLE accounts and unemployment?
Doreen VanderVort
01:48:23
PAVE more information or to refer a family or individual for support wapave.org/get-help
Catherine McKinney
01:48:31
Can respite hours be used for digital interactions?
PAULA WIND
01:50:14
dshs allows 90 days to spend down resources
Catherine McKinney
01:51:25
https://www.amazon.com/b?node=19097785011&ref_=omps_surl
Ann Vasilev
01:56:50
DDA Rules Internet Page. This page includes DDA's emergency rule filing referred to earlier in this presentation: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/dda/policies-and-rules/rules-laws
Darla Helt PEACE
01:57:00
Thank you everyone for the support and information, D
Melissa Lund--Kitsap County Parent Coalition
01:57:10
Stay safe!
Robert Wheeler & Kim Rafferty
01:57:20
Thanks for putting this together!!
Sarah Blanchette
01:57:31
Where to go for more information about PPE:New Face Masks Recommendations -  Share Your Stories:https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/WADSHSDDA/bulletins/2853630Infection Control Essentials: Residential Care Services (RCS) Training:https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/ALTSA/rcs/documents/Infection%20Control%20Essentials%20for%20Community%20Providers.pdfCOVID-19 (PPE) Use Training: University of Washington:https://wish.washington.edu/online-learning-modules
Maria Chiechi
01:57:39
Thank you!
Sarah Blanchette
01:57:43
Where to go for more information about PPE:New Face Masks Recommendations -  Share Your Stories:https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/WADSHSDDA/bulletins/2853630Infection Control Essentials: Residential Care Services (RCS) Training:https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/ALTSA/rcs/documents/Infection%20Control%20Essentials%20for%20Community%20Providers.pdfCOVID-19 (PPE) Use Training: University of Washington:https://wish.washington.edu/online-learning-modules
Sarah Blanchette
01:58:06
Social Security and Economic Impact ChecksFor updates from the IRS, visitwww.irs.gov/coronavirus.Also, here are the FAQs on Social Security:https://www.ssa.gov/coronavirus/ANDhttps://blog.ssa.gov/commissioner-of-social-security-shares-update-about-covid-19-economic-impact-payments-for-beneficiaries/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery  
Doreen VanderVort
01:58:14
great to see so many of you on here hope you are all well! Thank you for doing this!
Sarah Blanchette
01:58:18
Where to go for more information COVID-19 Response:The Arc of Washington State: https://arcwa.org/covid-19/DDC/Informing Families:https://informingfamilies.org/covid-resources/Developmental Disabilities Administration:https://www.dshs.wa.gov/dda/consumers-and-families/dda-coronavirus-informationDDA is posting the recordings of all three DD Town Halls here:https://www.dshs.wa.gov/dda/consumers-and-families/dda-coronavirus-informationSign up for DDA Messages https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/WADSHSDDA/subscribers/new
Sarah Blanchette
01:58:28
Where to go for more information COVID-19 Response:The Arc of Washington State: https://arcwa.org/covid-19/DDC/Informing Families:https://informingfamilies.org/covid-resources/Developmental Disabilities Administration:https://www.dshs.wa.gov/dda/consumers-and-families/dda-coronavirus-informationDDA is posting the recordings of all three DD Town Halls here:https://www.dshs.wa.gov/dda/consumers-and-families/dda-coronavirus-informationSign up for DDA Messages https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/WADSHSDDA/subscribers/new
Sarah Blanchette
01:58:42
Helpful Links from Previous Town Halls (Education):OSPI Special Education Guidance during School Closureshttps://www.k12.wa.us/sites/default/files/public/specialed/inclusion/Supporting-IP-School-Facility-Closure.pdf US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Protecting the Civil Rights of Studentshttps://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/ocr-coronavirus-fact-sheet.pdfUS Department of Education, Guidance Related to Coronavirushttps://www.ed.gov/coronavirusOSPI COVID webpage: https://www.k12.wa.us/about-ospi/press-releases/novel-coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-resources Governor’s Office of the Education Ombuds:  https://oeo.wa.gov/en