TFL Team Meeting - 05/2017

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TFL HR/Administration Updates

  • TFL Restructuring! July 1.
  • 2 GT Student workers
  • GSU SLP Student worker
  • OT & COTA - Announcing
  • Home Evals updates - Approved for DBHDD. Working on approvals for other projects Home Evals.

Director's Updates (Carolyn)

  • Building Skills - Communication
  • Building Skills - Group Facilitation
  • Discussion - When & for what activities should you be using your phone/device/computer in work meetings?
  • TFL Team Values - What are Our TFL Team Values?
    • Excellent Teams have Core Team Values:
  1. Be Present and Listen to each other with an open mind without interruption (Seek first to understand, then be understood - Covey)
  2. Respect each other Time. Manage your time well. Use systems in place.
  3. Sharing knowledge, information and experience with those who can benefit
  4. Mission driven and Outcome Oriented (Begin with the end in mind - Covey)
  5. Expressing concerns only to those responsible for dealing with them
  6. Create and maintain a supportive, responsible, and innovative culture. (Develop Win-Win-Win Relationships - Covey)
  7. Person-Centered: Basing our work on the ‘customer’ - the people we serve.
  8. Striving for continuous improvement (Sharpen the Saw - Covey)
  9. Behave with integrity
  10. Being a agent of Positive change (challenging language, attitudes, policies and barriers)
  11. Always striving for Excellence in everything we do.
  12. Lead on a National Level.
  13. Celebrate Differences

Finance & Programmatic Updates (Carolyn)

Grants & Contracts Updates!

  • Project Allocations - Track Closely - If you are Not spending your time on the projects you are allocated for we will not draw down the funding that is allocated. Integrity/Ethics - Make Sure your time, activities and project allocations are in alignment. Please, let me know what questions you have.
  1. FUNDED-AT Act 2016: Closing out - do not charge to this anymore.
  2. FUNDED-AT Act 2017 - CR1 & CR2: CR3 OR Budget - April 28 Quick CR3) Will vote Budget at Level funding ($32M) for 2017. CDFI - May be getting an increase!
  3. AT Act 2018: Already budgeting - Please, submit Travel projections to Liz & Sam.
  4. FUNDED Division of Behavioral Heath and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) for $1,000,000:
  5. Division of Behavioral Heath and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) | $68,500 for AT services and training to Gracewood Hospital in Augusta:
  6. FUNDED - DEI: Must continue to market our services to DEI. Danny
  7. FUNDED - Division of Aging Services (DAS) | $10,000 for TA to set up 4 new AT Labs in the ADRCs: Need to make a Video/take photos of All the Labs!
  8. FUNDED - Division of Aging Services (DAS) | $70,000 for AT services and TA to transition people out of nursing homes (MFP):
  9. FUNDED - Alternative Financing Program Grant | $661,742 for Credit-Able: CFII Got Sub-Agreement! Regions! Oklahoma!
  10. FUNDED - GT Wireless RERC | $15,000 for Training and TA:
  11. FUNDED - GT CATEA TechSAge ($10,000):
  12. FUNDED- Division of Aging Services (DAS) "Dementia Able" | $40,000 for AT technical assistance for Decision Tree Development:
  13. FUNDED - Division of Aging Services (DAS) "DONR" | $16,500 for AT technical assistance for Decision Tree Development:
  14. FUNDED - ATAP | $66,670 for the first year and every year for 5 years ($333,350) for National Pass It On Center:
  15. FUNDED - GT CATEA Workplace DRRP | Training and TA: $76,650:
  16. FUNDED - GT CATEA FIP - $15,500: Completed Focus Groups!

Strategic Development Updates (Carolyn)

  • GVRA Contract for Pilot with 55 people is moving through.
  • NPS Contract
  • RERC & DRRP proposals out
  • TechSAge RERC 2.0!
  • Keeping TFL Network Strong - DC
  • CDFI!!

TFL AT Services Updates

AT Access Updates (Martha)

Projects:

  1. ) TFL Project - Activities: Demo, Device Loan, AT Eval, AT Training, TFL Network
  2. ) Division of Behavioral Heath and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) for $1,000,000: Almost through DBHDD's contract process.
  3. ) Division of Behavioral Heath and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) | $68,500 for AT services and training to Gracewood Hospital in Augusta: Almost through DBHDD's contract process.
  4. )DEI - 3 Referrals and more need for AT Training!
  5. ) Division of Aging Services (DAS) | $10,000 for TA to set up 4 new AT Labs in the ADRCs - Memberships - Are they all Members?
  6. ) Division of Aging Services (DAS) | $70,000 for AT services and TA to transition people out of nursing homes (MFP): Rolling out through AMAC Membership process!
  7. ) Lab Reorganization - The 1st goal of this project is to get the extra stuff out of the Access lab by Friday. Once this is done Laynea is coming in to take care of the furniture, and GT design is going to come in to work of a plan for this space. The next phase is going to be reorganizing the main lab and figuring out how best to use the cabinet spaces.
  *I want to hear what people think about where things should go, and lab organization. 
  *The end goal: is for everyone to know where everything is

AT Acquisition Updates (Danny)

Projects:

  1. ) TFL - Activities: Credit-Able, Info & Assistance through TFL 1-800 number, G-Trade, Dollars & Sense, AT Depot Co-Op, AMAC Co-Op, Last Resort Fund
  2. ) HHS|ACL - Alternative Financing Program Grant | $661,742 for Credit-Able - Activities: Loan Products, Financial Education Services (FES), Training Logistics, Website deliverables

AT Solutions Lab Updates (Ben)

TFL Leadership Updates

Projects:

  1. ) TFL - Training, Public Awareness, TA and Outreach
  2. ) HHS | ACL - Credit-Able Activities: Training Logistics, Website deliverables
  3. ) GT Wireless RERC | $15,000 for Training and TA - Activities: include slide in all TFL Trainings, Use Workbook in Workshops, Co-Host HackFest! (Tori - Lead), Co-Host Aging and Tech Summit
  4. ) GT CATEA TechSAge ($10,000) Activities: include slide in all TFL Trainings, Use Workbook in Workshops, Co-Host State of the Science, Co-Host Aging and Tech Summit
  5. ) Division of Aging Services (DAS) "Dementia Able" | $40,000 for AT technical assistance for Decision Tree Development -Workshop @ ATIA 2018 (Liz - Lead for Logistics)
  6. ) Division of Aging Services (DAS) "DONR" | $16,500 for AT technical assistance for Decision Tree Development -Activities: Creat "Mapping" and final Report
  7. ) *ATAP | $66,670 for the first year and every year for 5 years ($333,350) for National Pass It On Center AT Reuse Activities: Survey (Active), CoP Webinar Feb. 22, Trainings and TA National Public Wbsite Activities: (Carolyn, Rachel, Danny, Martha and Sam) How are your Resource Gathering Efforts going? Need to work with Lucy for Wireframe/Design (Liz and Sam - Lead)
  8. )GT CATEA Workplace DRRP | Training and TA: $76,650 10 interviews completed (Liz/Tori - Lead for Logistics.) Tori is Viewing ATIA & Ike Videos now
  9. )GT CATEA FIP - ($15,500) Activities: 2 focus good groups @ ATIA, Survey, Design Input... (Liz/Sam)

Training & Outreach Updates (Liz)

TFL Research Updates (Ben S. & Carolyn)

TFL Action Items

Open Floor, Action Items, Agenda Setting (Carolyn facilitates, Open Floor, 5-10 mins)

  • (This time can be used for further discussion of follow-up and/or new topics, hot/action items, and to set agenda items for next month.)

Follow Up Topics and Upcoming Topics