NEW BUSINESS: RemindersIn-Service Community Safety & Awareness Service Coordinators are in the cafeteria during morning buses, lunch time, and pm buses. It is important that you save your questions, concerns, etc.. for those times. If you are waiting in the cafeteria for transportation you need to stay in the lunch room. It is not ok to disrupt others while they are working The chairs in reception area are for visitors, we will be directing individuals to wait in the appropriate and provided areas (cafeteria) for their rides. Individuals are taking up the reception area for guest and disrupting reception staff. Please wipe your feet on the floor mats as you enter the building.
COMMUNITY SAFETY TIPS Use seatbelts when riding in a car. Use a cross walk when crossing the street. Use a bike helmet and follow all laws when riding a bike. Observe your surroundings and use caution when walking in a parking lot. Traffic safety Prepare for emergencies Have a plan for weather related emergencies. Take a CPR/First Aid class. Have a list of phone number available if you need help. Talk to your team if you are having a problem. This could help to prevent issues from happening.
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ACCESSIBILITY Accessibility: is the degree to which a product, device, service, or environment is available to as many people as possible. Accessibility can be viewed as the "ability to access" and benefit from some system or entity.
CODE OF ETHICS We declare the following Principles to be the Code of Ethics for all professional activities relating to Arnold Center. Members of the organization are responsible for upholding and advancing these principles. All participants have the right to be treated with dignity and respect. All participants shall have access to services that achieve optimum outcomes. All participants shall be empowered to exercise the principles of informed choice and self-determination. When participants lack the capacity to make informed choices, steps hall be made to safeguard their interests and rights. All participants shall have access to services provided by staff that are alert to, and avoid, conflicts of interest (personal, religious, political, or business interests) that interfere with the exercise of professional discretion and impartial judgment. All participants shall have access to service provided by staff that recognizes diversity in culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, spiritual beliefs, socioeconomic status, and language. All participants have access to services that protect their rights to privacy and confidentiality as required by law and professional standards. All participants have access to services that promote healthy and safe work environments. All participants have the right to services provided by professionals who are proficient in their practices and represent themselves as competent only within the boundaries of their education, training, and professional experience. All participants have access to services provided by professionals that maintain a high level of professional ethics and consistently comply with the organization’s Code of Conduct and ethical standards. All participants have access to participant-driven services that utilize participant input as the basis for organizational quality and, ultimately, service excellence. All participants conducting business and/or financial activities with the agency shall be furnished service in accordance with accepted “best business practices” and applicable legal requirements. All participants shall have access to services that exercise fees that are fair, reasonable, and commensurate with the services provided. NOTE: You have the right to report or grieve according to procedures described in this Handbook if you feel your rights, as defined in this code, have been violated.
GROUNDS MAINTENANCE It is expected that the designated smoking area will, at all times, be kept free of debris, particularly cigarette butts. It is expected that all cigarette butts will be properly disposed of in the smoking containers provided, not in trash cans or other containers. It is the responsibility of the smokers to monitor themselves. If grounds maintenance becomes a concern, tobacco use on agency property will be prohibited. Remember tobacco use at Arnold Center is a privilege, not a right. If the privilege is abused, it will be addressed as required either on an individual or on a group basis.
SAFETY Report any safety concerns to your supervisor or Service Coordinator. Smokers, please put out your cigarettes in the proper container New First Aid Responders: Chris C., Jennifer G., Jacqui M., John M. Harland K. New First Aid Responders: Chris C., Jennifer G., Jacqui M., John M. Harland K.
SAFETY -Use caution when walking on wet or icy surfaces. -Any questions or concerns about the last months safety drills? -Please dress in layers. -Please label your coat.