Posts categorized under "Direct Support People"

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Let's Talk About Housing! (For Parents/Caregivers of an Adult with a Disability)

On February 11, 2015 from 6pm-9pm, parents and caregivers of adults with a disability are invited to participate in a housing forum at The Family Centre Gym. All parents/caregivers of an adult son or daughter with a disability in the Waterloo Region are invited to come share their housing wants and needs. Please visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/XGDPDGM to […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Direct Support People

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Things to Do – January 2015

Happy 2015! To celebrate the New Year, why not try a new activity or attend one of the fun events happening around the Region? Below are just some of the great things going on in January. Be sure to check the blog every month for new event highlights!   The KW Art Gallery is offering a family day January […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog, Community, Direct Support People

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Evening Support in Ayr

A 20 yr old man, in Ayr, requires assistance in the afternoon two days per week. The contract would require you to meet him as his bus arrives at his home, at approx. 3:30 PM and remain with him until 7:30/ 8:00 PM. The family would also be thrilled with an occasional  hours on a Saturday […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Community, Direct Support People

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Community Exploration Support

A man in his 30’s is looking for a support worker to explore the KW community and assist with daily routines. This individual does not use words to communicate and will express himself in other ways. A suitable candidate would need to be comfortable with understanding and supporting unique behaviours, personal care, and assistance with […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Community, Direct Support People

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Support with Morning Routine

A young man is looking for a support worker to assist with morning routines and driving him to a day program in Kitchener. This individual would like support getting out of bed, getting dressed, and preparing breakfast before leaving for the day program. A suitable worker would have a quieter voice and manner, and comfortable […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Community, Direct Support People

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Energetic 1:1 Support Person Required

1:1 support needed for 9 year old on the last Tuesday of every month (5:30-8:30pm) and occasional additional evening during the week. This individual enjoys playing hockey, throwing balls and being active in the Kitchener area. This individual uses limited words to communicate and may run off if he gets distracted. A suitable worker would […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Community, Direct Support People

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Flexible Personal Support Needed

A family is looking for a support worker with a flexible schedule to spend time with their 6 year old daughter in Wellesley. Experience in personal care is an asset as their daughter requires full care.  Days and time commitments are very dependent on the family’s schedule, however workers will start around 4:00pm and will […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Community, Direct Support People

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Personal Support Professional Needed

A 19 year old male in the Kitchener area is seeking out a patient and supportive worker.  This individual shows minimal communication and needs full personal care.  Lifts and transfers training is required for this position. Parents will be present during shifts. The time commitment includes about 8 hours of in home care every Saturday […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Community, Direct Support People

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Morning Support Needed

A 27 year old man in Kitchener is looking for a support worker to assist with morning routines and driving him to his day program. This individual loves summer camp, playing with his cars (racing toys), magazines, outdoors, some TV shows, movies, car rides, and family/friends gatherings. A suitable worker would have a quieter voice […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Community, Direct Support People