Events, awards and campaigns are planned to recognize and raise the status of professional caregivers during Direct Support Professionals Week

posted on September 13, 2010 - 3:11pm
Do you know an outstanding professional caregiver?  This would be a good week to show some special appreciation for the important work he or she does. Spurred on by organizations that represent professional caregivers, the United States Senate has declared the week starting Sept. 12, 2010, to be the third annual National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. Events are planned...
posted on March 1, 2007 - 11:32am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 2
We hold a special place in our hearts for those who help us with housework, school work, dressing, eating, toileting, breathing ... in short, our personal care assistants (PCAs). Often such assistance comes from our closest family members and friends, and they deserve at least a bouquet of flowers a day, plus a medal. Other PCAs are at first strangers who are being paid to help, but who provide a...