Walton Options for Independent Living Presents: Sanitization at our Center By: Sam Creech, MCITP, ATACP-2008
CIL Unrestricted Funds Government cuts Non-profit to Profit Business venture
STAR (Southeastern Technology Access and Reuse) Network Outcome Maximized independence through AT/DME Services for individuals with disabilities in underserved communities of Georgia as well as the Southeast.
STAR Network Outcome Measures AT service access Distribution of AT/DME reuse equipment Reuse equipment is at a lowered cost Consumer independence or increased activities in their education, community or work roles Improved quality of life and prevents institutionalization
HubScrub Sanitization Easy to use Affordable Quick
Gathering Information on the Equipment Mobility Device Intake Form General DME Intake Form Pricing Form (forms are on our website)
Mobility Device Intake Form ID # of device, condition of equipment, weight limit of device, repair costs and what we charge Includes specific information on devices such as: –Power wheelchairs (battery type, width, depth, height, device weight, tilt/recline/elevation, FWD/MWD/RWD, folding or take apart, special seating)
Mobility Device Intake Form –Scooter (battery type, weight, break apart, swivel seat, dimensions, FWD/ or RWD, small/standard/heavy duty base) –Manual wheelchair (width, depth, weight, foldable, sling/rigid seat, footrests, pediatric/adult/heavy duty, special seating, standard or lightweight)
General DME Intake Form ID # of device, condition of equipment, weight limit of device, repair costs and what we charge Includes specific information on devices such as: –Seating cushions/supports (width, depth, height, air/foam/gel) –Cane/crutch/walker (metal or wood, single tip or quad cane, underarm or forearm, wheels and seat)
General DME Intake Form –Raised toilet seat or bedside commode (padded, height adjustable, arm rails, drop arm, back) –Shower chair or bench (hole cutout, padded, back, height adjustable, wheels) –Hospital Bed (full or semi electric or manual, length, width, depth and height) –Other (description of device)
Sanitization We sanitize anything and everything we can! This means that if it can be properly sanitized, evaluated, repaired and distributed we will. For example, we can’t accept foam mattress for beds because we can not sanitize them.
Where We Sanitize We have a sanitization room –This includes a steam room, washer & dryer and the Hub Scrub. –We have paid approximately $700 from 2008 to the present for the Hub Scrub cleaning products. –We clean pieces of equipment in a month with one person devoted to cleaning.
When We Sanitize When the equipment has completely gone through the intake process and is repaired and ready to go. –If the equipment gets used for a demonstration or learning function is it re-cleaned. –After sanitized, equipment is bagged and placed in a is bagged and placed in a separate space away from separate space away from dirty equipment. dirty equipment.
Any Questions? Director of AT- Carla Walker Occupational Therapist- Lindsey Bean