Human Services

Pony Bird, Inc.

aka Pony Bird

Mapaville, MO

Mission

The Mission of Pony Bird is to provide quality care to non-ambulatory persons of all ages with significant intellectual and physical disabilities. Pony Bird's Vision of the Future is to be the premier provider for maximizing the quality of life for non ambulatory persons with significant intellectual and physical disabilities.

Ruling Year

1980

President/CEO

Mrs. Sara Sucharski

Main Address

PO Box 190

Mapaville, MO 63065 USA

Keywords

Developmental Disabilities

EIN

43-1188096

 Number

5345539577

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Neurology, Neuroscience (G96)

Nerve, Muscle and Bone Diseases (G50)

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Pony Bird's Vision of the Future is to be the premier provider for maximizing the quality of life for non ambulatory persons with significant intellectual and physical disabilities. The Core Values of Pony Bird are: •Compassion, Dignity & Respect: All persons are unique and shall be treated with respect, compassion and dignity. •Family: Provide all services in a family environment. •Well Trained & Dedicated Staff: A dedicated, loyal and qualified staff is essential to accomplish our mission. •Ethical Professionalism: We will maintain the highest standards of professionalism and ethical behavior. •Efficacy & Efficiency: Operations are outcome based with a responsibility for financial sustainability. •The Whole Person: We consider the physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual needs of each person.

1. Staff Recruitment - We have expanded the area's in which we seek out staff. We have held job fairs. We attend job fairs. We are using all resources that are available to us to secure staff.
2. Staff Training - We have made many changes to our staff training program. We have extended the amount of training.
3. Retention of Staff - Three years ago our staff turnover was approximately 76%. Today our staff turnover is approximately 48%.

Progress will be monitored with data reflecting increase in number of staff and decrease of staff turnover.
Staff training will be assess with pre and post test and evaluation of the training.

Currently we have 143 employees. An ideal number would be 160. We continue to work toward this goal.
Staff turnover is down from 76% to 48%.

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

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Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

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Yes