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Relias – Impact Nation

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October 2-4:  Sandra, Janice, Constance, Shirley, and Ann attended Relias Impact Nation Conference 2018 in Raleigh, NC. 

October RIGHT of the Month

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Stakeholders Meeting

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On September 26, Jessamine held a “Meet & Greet” Stakeholders Meeting with Support Coordination from Professional Counseling Services of Americus, Inc. This meeting was hosted by the Residential Department. Pictured L-R: Shirley B. Brooks, Linda Sue Cole, Mallory White, Danita Smith, Kicheka Smith, Zantae McCrae, Anthony Lewis, Constance Foster, and Carletha Ford. The meeting was helpful and very informative.

September Employees of the Month

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The agency’s entire workforce is being recognized as September Employees of the Month for the awesome job during the agency’s accreditation. Our workforce consist of approximately of 20 Full-time employees, 80 Part-time employees and 20 Contracted Providers. GREAT JOB everyone and THANKS for all you do!

DSP Week

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This is a week-long celebration in recognition of the dedication and accomplishments of outstanding Direct Support Professionals and their vital contribution to communities across the country. 

Our agency is extremely proud of our DSPs and recognizes the outstanding job they do!  For more information, please visit

September RIGHT of the Month

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Jessamine Achieves CQL Accreditation

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The Jessamine Place
Achieves CQL Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation

The Jessamine Place has been awarded the four-year Person-Centered Accreditation from CQL I The Council on Quality and Leadership. This awards confirms that the organization embraces person-centered solutions to improve the quality of life for people receiving supports and services.

When The Jessamine Place partnered with CQL to pursue accreditation, it undertook a rigorous process to review and improve supports and services. The efforts of The Jessamine Place were focused on empowering the people who receive supports to pursue what really matters in their lives, and achieve their personality-defined outcomes.

The Jessamine Place has been awarded CQL accreditation as a result of demonstrating proficiency in the following areas:

Basic Assurances
Ensuring fundamental safeguards related to health, safety and human security
Personal Outcomes Measures
Supporting and empowering people to achieve their goals and dreams
Person-Centered Excellence
Demonstrating organizational commitment to continued enhancement of systems

“CQL commends The Jessamine Place for its success in increasing the quality fo life for the people its supports. We are pleased to partner with them on this this journey of ongoing organizational transformation,” states Mary Kay Rizzolo, president and CEO of CQL.

August Employees of the Month

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Legislative Breakfast

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On August 17, South Central Primary Care Center hosted a Legislative Breakfast in Ocilla, GA. Pictured L – R: Senator Tyler Harper, Celanese Floyd from Office of the District Attorney – Cordele Judicial Circuit, State Representative Penney Houston, U.S. Representative Austin Scott, Sandra Sheppard, Ann Searcy, Crystal McCranie from Jessamine Place, and Charles Sheppard from Office of the District Attorney – Cordele Judicial Circuit.

CIR Investigation Certification

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The agency is very proud to announce that we have 3 new certified Critical Incident Reporting (CIR) Investigators. On August 1 – 3, Constance Foster, Linda Sue Cole, and Crystal McCranie successfully completed their certification for CIR Investigation. Training was held in Atlanta, Georgia.