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Free Training Series for Direct Care Workers

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The Collaborative Stabilization Coalition (CSC) of Dane County, through funding from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, is hosting a free training series for direct care workers who assist individuals with dementia or intellectual/developmental disabilities. The training series covers the following topics: Trauma’s Influence on the Brain, Body, and...

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Free Caregiver Webinar Series

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The Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is hosting a free caregiver webinar series this month. The webinar series will provide resources, connection and support to help caregivers grow professionally, better serve the individuals they care for, and maintain their health. Each webinar will be approximately 45 minutes long. These webinars...

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Free COVID-19 Testing for Wisconsin Residents

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Free COVID-19 diagnostic tests are available throughout the state for Wisconsin residents. Click here to find a community testing site near you. Community testing sites may have different requirements. Some are drive-through only and some require an appointment or a doctor’s note. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services recommends...

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Updated Notice of Privacy Practices

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We’ve recently updated our Notice of Privacy Practices and are writing to let you know what that means. The Notice of Privacy Practices is a requirement under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for companies that handle medical information. The notice provides in detail the uses and disclosures of a service recipient’s...

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Electronic Visit Verification Public Forum

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When: March 11, 2020 | 1-3 pm Where: Hampton Inn & Suites Milwaukee West | 8201 West Greenfield Ave West Allis, WI 53214 The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is hosting an Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) public forum on March 11, 2020 from 1-3 pm at the Hampton...

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

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Each March, to recognize Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) joins forces with the Association for University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) to launch a campaign to promote inclusion of people with developmental disabilities and raise...

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CDCN Midwest Team and Family Members at the Minneapolis Frozen 5k and Polar Plunge

CDCN Takes the Plunge to Support Special Olympics Minnesota

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Last weekend the Consumer Direct Care Network Midwest team and family members participated in the Minneapolis Frozen 5k and Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics Minnesota. The Polar Plunge is a series of events dedicated to increase funds and bring opportunity and inclusion to over 8,100 Special Olympics athletes...

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National Caregiver Appreciation Day

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Today, February 21, is National Caregiver Appreciation Day. Across the nation, caregivers provide services that help individuals remain safe, healthy, and independent in their homes. Often this challenging work goes unnoticed. Today we recognize the vital front-line support that caregivers provide every day. On National Caregiver Appreciation Day, we...

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