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OPPO Newsletter - September 2021


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Place your hand over your heart, can you feel it? That is called purpose. You're alive for a reason so don't ever give up.” Unknown


National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Many of us have been touched by suicide and the loss of a loved one, family member or friend. There are many factors alongside including depression and mental illness that influence a person’s decision to go through with suicide: chronic, ill health, guilt, trauma, substance abuse or loss, are examples. When the mind is so dark, it can be hard to see any possibility for future happiness, but it can - and often does - get better.


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Click here for more information.

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"Remember that your greatest talent is so much more powerful than your biggest fear."-Unknown Our annual talent show was an amazing success.


















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Out of Bounds is a new day program that OPPO has developed. The purpose is to allow us to provide a year round community based engagement for our clients. The program is localized in Utah County, spanning from Salem to Bluffdale. This program was put in place for higher functioning clients, the group will be kept small in order to allow staff to provide the best care and amazing experiences in the community. If you are interested please reach out to Ashley Morgan. amorgan@theoppo.com

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OPPO is now offering onsite CPR/First Aid/AED training through the American Red Cross. New employees are required to obtain these certifications within the first 90 days of employement. Renewals are due bi-anually (every 2 years). If you are unsure of your current certification status, please speak with your direct supervisor. Next Training Session: September 28th, 2021* If you would like to sign up for our September training, please reach out to Jeannette Garcia. *this is not a drop in-class, there are prerequistes required prior to the onsite training. Speak with Jeannette for more information.

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Effective September 1st, 2021 Due to the recent spike in Covid cases and limited hospital beds, ALL employees will be required to wear a face mask/shield while at our facility and/or working with clients. This is following the most current CDC recommendation and is mandatory for all employess, regardless of vaccination status.

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OPPO's vision is to create safe, happy & healthy opportunities. We believe that personal choice is extremely important. With that in mind, we wanted to share information for those who wish to be vaccinated. Vaccine Spotter is a free website to help you locate the nearest facility where you can easily receive your covid-19 vaccine. We respect you, your wishes and your privacy on this topic. Please click on the link below to find the location nearest you. Vaccine Spotter

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Utah's rolling 7-day average for Covid-19 cases surpasses 1,100.

This group of people are really protected against the delta variant

‘I have really significant concerns’: Doctors worry as school starts, delta variant surges

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OPPO's Employee Assistance Program

Intermountain Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a support program that provides free, brief, confidential counseling; help with caregiver issues; and 24-hour crisis services. This program is available for you, your spouses or domestic partners and dependent children (under 26 years old). Supervisors can receive consultations about difficult employee situations, team building and workplace trainings.

Click here for more information!

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Solutions we provide include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Customized In-Home Care, including Home Health

  • Out Of Bounds

  • Host Home Services

  • Day Program

  • After School Program

  • Vocational Rehab

  • Summer Program - Starting June 2022

We're committed to the people we support. Have a question, call us at 385-270-6559 and we'll work through the solution together.

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EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH -Shelby Marshall-

Shelby began the summer as a re-hire, however ended the summer as one of our strongest leads. Shelby stepped up to the plate when our team needed her most, and exceeded our expectations on every level. Despite being extremely pregnant, Shelby never once complained or called out. Shelby regularly advocates for her clients, and takes the extra step to make sure all those in her care are safe, healthy, and happy. Thank you Shelby for all you do!!!

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  • New mask policy effective September 1st, 2021. Let's continue to stay safe, smart, respectful and healthy.

  • Good hygiene includes washing your hands before and after touching people, food, and surfaces. Please keep it up!

  • Masks, gloves, and sanitizers are still available for employees. Click Here

  • Our company-wide, Monthly Team Huddle will be on the 11th @ 12pm & 13th @ 12pm (invitations sent to employees).

  • Employee Referral Bonus $100.00 after 90 days.

  • When you work a sub shift you get a $1 an hour differential pay. (see your direct supervisor for details).

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Happy Birthday!

  • 2nd William Akridge

  • 15th Shelby Marshall

  • 19th Katherine Wells

  • 29th Kathryn Simmons

Anniversaries!

  • One Year!

  • Kristine Jeppson

  • Nicole Long

  • Four Years!!!!

  • Michele McKinnon

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Copyright © 2021 Reliant Services LLC, All rights reserved.


OPPO LLC was founded as Reliant Services in 2011 by Rich Allred to help people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities get jobs. As Rich found success, he realized the greater needs in home care. Over the years, OPPO started to provide home care, day services, and much more. Today, OPPO is more dedicated than ever to providing safe, reliable, and caring services. The world may marginalize some people, but OPPO will not. If you are interested in learning more, please call us at 385-270-6559or email us a help@theoppo.com to discuss your options.


Our mailing address is:

7707 Main Street, Midvale, UT 84047


www.theoppo.com

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