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Less Behaviors? What!!!

Less Behaviors WHAT?

How do you get less behaviors from individuals served with developmental, intellectual and mental health disabilities? It’s all in the details!

When they talk negative refocus them to positive. Because many of us not even those with disabilities can remain stuck in a negative mindset, do your best to show them that they don’t have to be. Praise for the positive.

When they ask for something, pay attention. Think about what you need in order to live a fulfilling life. Things you may not have needed years ago but times change. We are all looking to fit in, be loved and have things in life that make it worthwhile. Listen to the little things. Keep consistent and follow the plan. Make sure the plan makes sense. Tweak as necessary and have fun!

Watch those behaviors go bye bye.

Effort for Ruby Docs…We sure did put it in, so you don’t have to…

Effort for Ruby Docs

Effort is important in all facets of your life to get ahead, for happiness, for love, for all that matters, but one thing I know for sure is that the effort was made in making Ruby Docs.  You will find this in the seamless way you can go on, enter the information, provide your organization with the individual and group outcomes.  It’s like a miracle software product and easy to use.  It’s a solution to your agencies long waiting quality control all in one click of the button.

What if all the effort came and you just had to test it out?  Give us a try at Rubyelectronicdocs.com today!  You won’t regret your effort in the free trial.

Do you love enough?

Do you love enough?  No matter what you do, family, friends, job should be with love.  My passion extends into all of these areas.  When you truly care about people, this is what happens and I do believe we all share this love for others, maybe some showing in more positive ways than others.  One of the things that I do know is love is shown, felt through all the senses and it withstands anything no matter what.  At times, we may get mad at the choices of our loved ones, those around us, but that doesn’t mean our love should lessen.  At times of struggle is when love should elevate even more. It is those times when we all want to feel the love more when we can hardly feel it for ourselves.

Our program is built on the foundation of love which has always enhanced quality of care which is always the mission.  Quality of care doesn’t look like what it would like like for each of us as individuals, it looks like whatever it should look like for your individuals served and your staff.  When you create an environment of love, you will surely get it back!  This allows for more time, more respect and decency and a recreation of the family environment that some people never had the first time around.  It’s that recreation coupled with love that make everything worthwhile.

Branching out to the Unknown…

Branching out to the unknown…

Branching out can be uneasy, make you feel on edge, out of your comfort zone. Flying to somewhere you have never been before, going out on a date, starting that first job after college, moving out of your home, divorce any change can be the unknown.

The unknown when your eyes are open can lead to some of the most beautiful exhilarating experiences, I know for me this is truth. I have traveled to places I never expected, seen beauty in people and things I never believed I would see and made lists of so many more places I want to go! It’s pretty incredible!

I have gone places alone. I have ventured out to be myself and talk to people listening to their interests. It’s amazing who you can meet who you were intended to connect with. The only way you are able to get that is through branching out to the unknown or becoming comfortable with the uncomfortable.

Routine is comfortable for sure but I don’t feel like we will ever reach true evolution and growth without uncomfortable lessons, variety of experiences good and bad and that invaluable beauty in this world.

Branch out, get uncomfortable and you will find the most exhilarating, attractive product for this industry serving people with disabilities has arrived, Ruby Docs! Join us today in this movement for quality!

Time

Is a powerful thing. I find even with the great amount that I work I still have time for all that I enjoy, all who I enjoy and of course because of my level of passion and commitment work is on the list as well. I have a job to do, to serve, we all do.  Once you find out what that job is, magically everything else will fall into place.

When we make time for nonsense people wasteful things, we do not meet meaningful people or see beautiful things. I am grateful to time for all the moments I will have branded on my soul that are positive taking away any negative or unpleasant experiences of my past.

Making time for what and who matters is another reason we have a documentation system that captures all we need in a way no other has been able to do in such a robust fashion! It leads us to craft positions of enhanced quality and save tons of money in the process.

Stop wasting time!❤️

Keys to Successful Programming for your Agency

Keys to Successful Programming

In order to truly see if your mission is being complete, it’s essential to carry out data so that you are able to see if what you predict to be successful is in fact just that, successful!

With that being said even prior to our wellness initiative we have seen great success in our program. The data we use is decrease in staffing, increase in participation whether it be work, social skills or activities and increase in overall joy!

Guess what, we have that at Elegant Clinical (www.elegantclinical.com) our home base not for profit organization serving people with disabilities in Connecticut. This is exciting times. So, what is the key to success for this? Well, it’s consistency across the board for one compiled with love. We keep a rigorous schedule with very little downtime. Individuals served have staff they can count on because our retention rates are so low because our staff are happy too!

So if you are looking for the keys to success it is consistency across the board. Many programs need to enhance measures to reach the same milestones. Make sure you have employees who are in it for the right reasons, schedule that is kept up on by management and incentives for individuals served and staff alike. Let’s all be part of this huge success!

Pay for Success

Pay for Success is in other states besides Connecticut.  It is time that providers who serve those with developmental and intellectual disabilities start taking a look at the model and making sure that data collection is in check!  Pay for success will incentive providers who are doing the work, the good work we all want to do.  It will allow providers to get rewards for moving people forward toward their goals for jobs, more productivity, decrease in challenging behaviors, decrease in medications and increase in the quality of life.

Look no further, Ruby Electronic Docs does it all.  You will get your incentives as a provider, not just the incentives we give out to the individuals we serve!

The Miracle of Ruby Docs

We knew there was a better way. 

So we developed Ruby Electronic Docs (RED) because it was time for a system that met the real documentation needs of real behavioral clinicians — like us — and real clinics (like our own Elegant Clinical Corp.)  Two years down the road and Ruby documentation software just keeps getting better and better, based on lessons we learn every day from practical experience and valuable input from fellow clinicians across the Country. 
Gone are wasted days struggling with mounds of paperwork in awkward binders, frustrating searches for missing documents in different formats, annoying fumbling as sheet protectors fall from worn out binders as precious time slips away. Gone too is dreaded report writing, and documentation of goals and behaviors which compete for time with the daily routine of activities, social skills development and incentive programs for individuals.  Instead RED brings simplicity and harmony to our daily routine without the distraction of those important, but time-consuming, reports.  Thanks to RED, our reports are now completed quickly, thoroughly, and accurately with exceptional care and attention to detail with the push of a button.

Now we are able to locate a specific behavior, goal, incentive, or positive behavior graph. We are able to let families and other stakeholders know what work task, activity, or social skill an individual took part in at any given time on any given day. RED is an easy to use, just plain smart, intuitive system that has made our lives and our work so much easier.

The Benefits of RED – A snapshot
All the data you need in one location. 
If you have Wi-Fi you have access.
No more counting behavior data. With a click, a graph appears.
Nor more figuring our goal percentages. A goals are calculated for you.
Positive behaviors are graphed-so moving into a Positive Behavior Support (PBS) model is easy
No need for bulky, expensive binders for Progress Notes, or Confidential Books
More quality time free for individuals served
Ability to quickly print emergency fact sheets and individual plan reports in the RED format direct from client records.
Behavioral Plans are built in for ease of use with proactive, reactive and functional analysis. Behaviorists/Clinicians can finally focus on what is most important: clients served, teams and quality of care.
Medication management is all in one spot! Administer, Doctor’s Order, Rights, Sign off
Documentation Management area includes a PDF to Word Converter.

Our Exciting Journey at Ruby

At Ruby we started with decades of hands on experience providing services for people with intellectual, developmental and mental health disabilities.  We then opened our own agency, Elegant Clinical Corporation, in 2012.  We quickly learned there was an ongoing need for our agency services. We also learned our industry needed a comprehensive, easy-to-use system for preparing and storing the thousands of pages of documents required when working with individuals with disabilities requires.  Working with our team of software engineers, we developed the Ruby Electronic Documentation System, or “Ruby Docs”.  Today Ruby Docs has evolved into an elite system that truly meets the needs of all of us who work in the disabilities field at the state, regional, national and international level. The Ruby system was first developed and tested at our own agency where we applied our working knowledge and experience to build a “dream system”. Our background is in psychology but we are growing and expanding our services into new areas of intellectual and mental health.  We are proud of what our software development team has accomplished, but will continue to build upon our success as a developer of easy to use, easy-to-learn, affordable record keeping systems for medical professionals. We encourage you to join us on what we are sure will be an exciting and productive journey.