Category: Caregiver Profile

Mary Claire Abbott Speaks On Interning at Helping Hands

I have been interning at Helping Hands Respite Care for about four months now, and I can honestly say I have learned more about where I have been, where I am and where I am going than any other time frame in my life. I went into this internship with minimal experience working with individuals […]

Why We Made the Switch to Clear Care

Why We Made the Switch to Clear Care Caregiver has more time to care when she uses the Clear Care system for reporting

If you are a client/family, caregiver, or contracting agency, most of you may already be feeling the effects of our switch over from the VINCENT scheduling system to Clear Care Online. For us the decision to switch over was easy, based on the research done before hand. We were propelled by the fact that as […]

10 Things a Person Living with Dementia Would Tell You If They Could

10 Things a Person Living with Dementia Would Tell You If They Could Two ladies exploring volunteer opportunities

Dotty’s Ten Tips for Communicating with a Person Living with Dementia Here are ten tips you can use to improve your life and the life of an individual living with dementia. 1. You know what makes me feel safe, secure, and happy? A smile. 2. Did you ever consider this? When you get tense and […]

Answer: Heart and Conviction

Answer: Heart and Conviction Caregiver Kelsey Kuipers at the office planning her schedule

Question: What Do Student Athletes and Respite Caregivers Have in Common? Many of Helping Hands Respite caregivers are college students with plenty of heart and conviction. They may have a special interest in working in our care environments, the operative word here being care; they may be drawn to working within a family environment to […]

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