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Caregiver and rehabilitative assistant helping elderly woman with mobility and move with walker, Adult Care, Awareness, Care, Caregiving, Client Care, Fall Prevention, Senior Care, Youth Care, Community Resources

Protecting Your Path:
Fall Prevention Tips and Strategies for Children and Older Adults

As we journey through life, maintaining our independence becomes a priority, especially as we get older. However, the risk of falls can significantly impact our ability to live on our own terms. Fall prevention plays an essential role in preserving our well-being and autonomy. In this article, we will explore...
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Do You Need a PSW Certification to Be a Good Caregiver?

10 years ago, if someone had offered me a job as a caregiver, my response would have been, “Sorry, I’m not a certified Personal Support Worker.” Back then, I thought you had to be a PSW, not just to be a caregiver, but a good caregiver. Well, after 8 years...
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Unfair Attendant Care Compensation within SABS, Advocacy, Attendant Care, Awareness, Care, Client Care, Compensation, Family, Family Support, SABS, Social Work, Spark Updates

Unrecognized Sacrifices: The Impact of Unfair Attendant Care Compensation within SABS

Our team wants to bring light to an issue that affects not only accident victims but also their families and the critical role they play in providing care and support. Let’s discuss the concerning compensation practices within the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS), specifically related to attendant care and the implications...
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Caring for someone with Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's, Caregiving, Client Care, Dementia, Family, Senior Care, Community Resources

Caregiver’s Guide to Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s

Has someone you love recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease? Are you looking for guidance on how to support them in the day-to-day? Alzheimer’s disease is a common form of dementia, and it can be extremely overwhelming and demanding for both patients and families who are juggling the many details...
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A Boy, A Bird, and A Nurse, Client Care, COVID-19, Dravet Syndrome, Friendship, Nurses, Nursing, Pandemic, Youth Care, Spark Stories
Elderly Woman with Hands Closed, Client Care, Palliative, Senior Care, Inspiration, Spark Stories

Edie Found Sunshine in the Little Things

A story of the wonderful, spunky woman who still inspires us. “You’d Never See Her Without A Smile” Before I joined Spark, I worked as an activities director at a retirement residence. I used to love crocheting with the ladies, it’s how I kept up to date with the latest...
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