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Tami J. Weber. Being Your Own Boss & Building a Good Support Team. Third Annual Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference. Building A Good Support Team/ Being Your Own Boss. Hire Your Own Workers Employer Managing Your Schedule Self-Advocacy Stay In Your Home Empowerment

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tami j weber
Tami J. Weber

Being Your Own Boss & Building a Good Support Team

Third Annual Wisconsin

Self-Determination Conference

building a good support team being your own boss
Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Hire Your Own Workers
  • Employer
  • Managing Your Schedule
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Stay In Your Home
  • Empowerment
  • Independence
  • Team Work
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Finding Personal
  • Care Workers
  • Advertise
    • Newspapers
    • Signs
    • Internet Ads
    • Job boards
    • Tech Schools, universities, etc…
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Finding Personal
  • Care Workers
  • Immediate Surroundings
  • Family
  • Friends
  • Church
  • Community
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Employer
  • In depth interview
  • Resume & cover letter
  • Application & background check processed through Consumer Direct (Fiscal Agent/Co-Employer)
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Employer
  • Keep copies of all paperwork & communication (with names & dates)
    • Requests for time off
    • Switching Shifts
    • Emails
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Employer
  • Keep copies of all paperwork
    • Copies of all past schedules
    • Copies of all past time cards
      • In case of questions re: pay rate, hrs. worked
      • Time off/missed shifts
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Self Advocacy
  • Control & A Voice
    • Having the power to make our
    • own decisions concerning the day-to-day matters that most people take for granted
      • Where to live
      • When/What to eat
      • When to go to bed/get up
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Self Advocacy
  • Control & A Voice
    • Social outings
    • Being active in the community
    • Privacy…you choose (Not an
    • agency) who is taking care of you
    • physically—bathing, dressing,
    • grooming
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Self Advocacy
  • No Home Health Services
  • Increased privacy
  • You set the rules
  • No asking for “permission” from a
  • nurse or supervisor to change schedule
  • Initiating own care
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Self Advocacy
  • Stay In Your Home
  • Non-Institutionalized setting
  • Stay in your own environment
  • Happier
  • Physically healthier
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss

Empowerment

  • Sense of Achievement
  • Dignity
  • Self-confident in abilities
  • Self motivation
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss

Independence

  • Self Reliant
  • Leader
  • Increased sense of being an
  • equal member of society
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • How To Manage Your Schedule
  • Work schedule like jigsaw puzzle
  • PCW burnout rate high…try
  • not to over schedule any one person
  • Always “try” to employ 1 extra
  • person…almost as “on-call”
  • status
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Manage Your Schedule
  • Schedule holidays & weekends equally & fairly
  • Keep schedule consistent;
  • (day-to-day week-to-week)
  • Be flexible…
  • Keep sheet available for special
  • scheduling requests
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Remember…Workers Have Access to everything In Your Home
  • Money…credit cards, food share card, etc…
  • Electronics – laptops, dvd players, etc…
  • Medications
  • Mail -- Social Security Number
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss

Team Work

  • Positive attitude
  • Respect
    • For client
    • Your property
    • Co-workers
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss

Team Work

  • Strong work ethic to achieve best
  • possible outcome
  • Foster a professional, positive & “fun”
  • work environment
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss

Team Work

  • Communication…
    • Between you and the workers
    • Workers with one-another
      • communication log book
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss
  • Taking additional responsibility
  • for one’s own life gives people
  • a stronger sense of purpose.
  • Thus, individuals tend to be
  • more medically compliant,
  • with an increased drive to be independent, and have a
  • renewed positive outlook.
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Tami J. WeberBuilding A Good Support Team/Being Your Own Boss

Phone: 715.425.2855

Cell: 715.410.7440

Tami J. Weber

1164 Bartosh Lane

#12

River Falls WI 54022

[email protected]

[email protected]

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