Over one-half of the people who currently reside at the Ludeman Center attend vocational training programs at community training sites or workshops. The remainder of the people are served in on-campus day training programs. Currently, 8 individuals are working in a food service program and staff the Ludeman Cafe. A number of individuals are also involved in the Center-wide recycling program in which they are able to earn money. Ludeman is also starting a cooperative gardening program with Cornerstone, where several individuals will help with a vegetable garden and greenhouse flowers at Ludeman under Cornerstone staff supervision.
Lisa Robinson, Center Director
If you have an individual that resides at the Ludeman Center and wish to discuss concerns you might have, listed below is the proper protocol to address your concerns:
CHAIN OF COMMAND
If you have a concern regarding the well-being of your individual listed below is the steps you should follow when contacting the Ludeman Center. Be sure to keep a record of your contacts – Date, time, and the Ludeman employee name.
If there is an emergency situation, immediately contact the Ludeman Center main switchboard for guidance – 708-283-3000.
A. HOUSE STAFF ON DUTY
B. FIRST SUPERVISOR
C. SECOND ASSISTANT UNIT DIRECTOR
D. UNIT DIRECTOR
- Discuss your concern with the house staff on duty in your individual’s home. Allow the ‘front line’ staff to assist you regarding your concern. Ask when you can expect a response.
- If your concern is not addressed in a reasonable length of time, contact the First Supervisor for your individual’s home/unit. Ask when you can expect a response.
- If your concern is not addressed in a reasonable length of time, contact the Second Assistant Unit Director for your individual’s home/unit.
- If your concern is not addressed in a reasonable length of time, contact the Unit Director for your individual’s home/unit.
- Be sure to keep a record of your contacts – Date, Time, and the Ludeman employee’s name.
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