Name: Kelly Wagoner, Lead DSP & Recipient of 2022 IACP Direct Support Professional Award!
How long have you been employed at Partnership for Progress?
Around 17 years
What do you enjoy the most about your job?
Helping members achieve their goals and making a difference every day.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I enjoy spending time with my family, driving around and camping.
If you could pick a superpower to have, what would you pick and why?
To clone myself so I would be able to be in multiple places at once to always ensure I can assist everyone that needs it.
Share a fun fact about yourself:
I love decorating my house and the office for all the holidays!
Partnership for Progress, Inc.
Partnership for Progress is accredited under DHS Chapter 24 and is an approved HCBS Home-Based Habilitation service
- We ensure all employees meet guidelines to provide quality services.
- We hold staff meetings biweekly/monthly for consistent communication.
- Advisory Board Meetings with members and staff are scheduled quarterly. These meetings help ensure members stay current with changes and are given the opportunity to share ideas, needs and wants to allow PFP services to continuously improve.
-A Health Coordinator is on staff to improve continuity of care, whom assists with scheduling, transporting, follow-ups and communication with providers, etc.
-We have a dedicated Program Coordinator that is knowledgeable about benefit programs to assist all members with enrolling and meeting the guidelines of the programs they are in enrolled in.
-We currently staff four Service Coordinators throughout our SCL programs that are trained in person-centered planning and held to high expectations of ensuring our services are member-directed.
-Our Day Program is committed to adjusting material to meet the needs of individuals enrolled and holding all classes within the community.
-Members choose their Day Program schedules based on their needs and transportation is provided.
-We are known for going above and beyond for our members!
-We work closely with other provides to ensure comprehensive care is provided.
-We also work closely with businesses to give members opportunities to volunteer and be aware of community events.