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Name:  Sheryl Nelson, Health Coordinator

How long have you been employed at Partnership for Progress?

29 years

What do you enjoy the most about your job?

I enjoy educating and assisting individuals on how to use effective communication with their providers regarding their physical and mental health care needs. It can be very difficult and overwhelming at times trying to explain how you are feeling in a way others understand so when I am able to assist someone with this I am happy it will provide them with better treatment options. 

What do you like to do in your free time?

In the summertime, I enjoy relaxing at the lake house or going camping. In the winter months I enjoy doing craft projects. 

If you could pick a superpower to have, what would you pick and why?

To be a human lie detector and seek out liars. I struggle when people do not tell the truth. I would much prefer to be told the truth than lied to. 

Share a fun fact about yourself:

Ryla is my favorite grandchild hands down. **Please do not share that with others :) 

Partnership for Progress, Inc. 


Partnership for Progress is accredited under DHS Chapter 24 and is an approved HCBS Home-Based Habilitation service

Organizational Information

- 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.

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