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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

UPDATE: Universal Masking for Timber Ridge Staff    
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Please see attached PDF for the most recent notification about Universal Masking from Kristen Dancey, Director of Nursing at Timber Ridge.

UPDATE: Notification to Guardians & Families of Oakwood, Linden & CILA Residents - April 9, 2020    
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Please see attached PDF for the most recent notification from Crystal Streitmatter, Administrator of Group Homes at AC LifePoints.

Notification to Timber Ridge Staff - March 27, 2020    
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Please see attached PDF for the most recent notification from Darrell Stoller, Administrator of Timber Ridge at AC LifePoints.

Timber Ridge vs. COVID-19 - March 27, 2020    
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Please see attached PDF for the most recent notification to TR Guardians and Family Members from Darrell Stoller, Administrator of Timber Ridge at AC LifePoints.

Notification to Guardians & Families of Oakwood, Linden & CILA Residents - March 27, 2020    
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Please see attached PDF for the 3/27/20 notification from Crystal Streitmatter, Administrator of Group Homes at AC LifePoints.

Infection Precautions for ACLP Group Homes - March 20, 2020    
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Please see attached PDF for the 3/20/20 notification from Crystal Streitmatter, Administrator of Group Homes at AC LifePoints.

Notification to Timber Ridge Staff - March 20, 2020    
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Please see attached PDF for the 3/20/20 notification from Darrell Stoller, Administrator of Timber Ridge at AC LifePoints.

Notification to Guardians & Families of Oakwood, Linden & CILA Residents - March 17, 2020    
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Please see attached PDF for the notification that includes screening information from Crystal Streitmatter, Administrator of Group Homes at AC LifePoints.

Visitors Restricted at all ACLP Locations    
ATTENTION: In order to minimize the potential spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Apostolic Christian LifePoints will be restricting access to our residential homes and offices until further notice. Volunteers should NOT come in. Residents will not be attending their day programs or community outings. We will keep you informed of other changes as the situation evolves.

ALL Timber Ridge Staff - Enter Building through Lobby ONLY    
Effective immediately, ALL Timber Ridge staff must ONLY enter the building through the front lobby. You must be actively screened prior to the start of each shift. The time clock and time cards have been relocated to the lobby. Third shift will be clocking in at the north nurses station.

State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response    
For more information, see http://www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus/Pages/default.aspx .
COVID-19 Screening Checklist for Visitors and Employees    
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Please see attached PDF for screening information to be used at Timber Ridge.

OSF HealthCare COVID-19 Screening Tools - If you suspect you have novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and it is not an emergency, DO NOT go to a hospital or doctor’s office. Use one of the care options in the link below.    
For more information, see http://www.osfhealthcare.org/covid19/# .
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Summary    
For more information, see http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/summary.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fsummary.html .
Illinois Department of Public Health Coronavirus Updates    
For more information, see http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-a-z-list/coronavirus .
Self Advocacy Resource on COVID-19    
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COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities. Please see attached PDF for this easy to read booklet about the Coronavirus produced by SARTAC.

Stop the Spread of Germs Infographic    
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Job Descriptions

Timber Ridge Nurse    
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Timber Ridge DSP    
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Housekeeper    
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Dietary Aide    
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Laundry Aide    
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News Coverage of Morton Auxiliary Police Officer - Z.T.    
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Links to news stories included in the PDF above.

The Times    
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Please click the PDF file to view the most recent edition of our Times newsletter.

What is the PUNS List?    
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If you desire your loved one to live in a CILA or group home, please read this important information.

H.R.647 ABLE act of 2014    
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Please click the PDF file to view an article written by Theresa Varnet.

Notice of Privacy Practices    
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Please click the PDF file to view the Agency Notice of Privacy Practices.


Executive Corner

Supporting Those with Special Needs Podcast Episodes - ACCFS    
Jesus engaged those with special needs – the blind, the lame, the leper. And we should too. In these episode of Breaking Bread, guests Randy and Evie Mogler educate us on the beautiful world of special needs. Included in their remarks are practical tips for engaging those with challenges as well as a high and noble calling for the church. These podcast episodes are produced by Apostolic Christian Counseling and Family Services (ACCFS) and are available on AC Central, iTunes, and other podcasting apps.

For more information, see http://www.accounseling.org/supporting-those-with-special-needs-podcast-episodes/ .
State of the Agency    
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Please click the PDF file to view the "State of the Agency" report.

Director's Corner - Christmas Letter 2019    
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Please click the PDF to view Ron Messner's Christmas letter.

Annual Outcome Measurement Report     
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2019 Year In Review    
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