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How People with Intellectual Disabilities are Experiencing the Pandemic

May 22, 2020 9:00 am

As the Coronavirus pandemic spreads, people with disabilities in the United States face daily struggles to cope with adjusting to a new lifestyle. The effects of the virus are drastic, and can even be catastrophic. While the virus may not necessarily be deadly to all people with disabilities, it has initiated new problems. Even so, the spread of the virus... View Article

Business Management Platform to Manage Remote Employees

The Increasing Importance of a Business Management Platform to Manage Remote Employees

May 9, 2020 9:00 am

By Brian Perry Everything surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic is demanding more staff to move into temporary remote positions that have never worked remotely or that require supervision.  An agency has to quickly define policies and procedures for dealing with this need. This is stressful and can be financially detrimental to any agency that is not prepared. Many of the business... View Article

Notifications Made Simple

Notifications Made Simple

April 23, 2020 9:00 am

During these trying times, it is important to be able to disseminate information to your employees quickly and efficiently, with minimal staff effort.  This was always the intent of DCI’s News Posts section to allow you a simple and secure way to communicate with all your employees at once. Any time, anywhere.  News posts are easy to set up, quick... View Article

2020 Technology Trends & How They Can Benefit Both Individuals & Their Caregivers

2020 Technology Trends & How They Can Benefit Both Individuals & Their Caregivers

April 9, 2020 9:00 am

As the demand for excellent healthcare continues to grow, technology will continue playing a central role in the lives of elderly people, those with developmental, physical, or intellectual disabilities, and especially their caregivers. Recently, AARP released a report that showed an increasing interest in technology for older adults and people with disabilities. This tech market is enormous, with hundreds of... View Article

The True Impact of the Direct Support Workforce Crisis

The True Impact of the Direct Support Workforce Crisis

March 23, 2020 9:00 am

Direct support professionals (DSPs) play a vital role within the direct care field. These professionals provide assistance and care to those individuals with physical, intellectual, or developmental disabilities. One of the most important jobs of a DSP is understanding the importance of inclusion and integration. Having a well-trained, efficient DSP workforce is essential for direct care organizations that offer remote... View Article

Social Distancing Technology Survival Guide

Social Distancing Technology Survival Guide

March 20, 2020 11:28 am

The role of the caregiver is challenged when we cannot be there for our clients. Our clients count on us and when we can’t be there for them, it hurts. We understand the hurt.  We understand the struggle of adjusting to a world where you can’t meet with your clients in person. At DCI we are more than your technology... View Article

National Developmental Disabilities Month

March Is National Developmental Disabilities Month

March 9, 2020 9:00 am

March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. A developmental or intellectual disability can be caused by accidents or arise before adulthood and impacts an adolescent’s physical, mental or behavioral development. Common developmental disabilities include ADHD, autism, vision impairment, hearing loss, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and more. During the month of March, activists and community members will be working to spread... View Article

DCI Mobile Application

Electronic Visit Verification Compliance

February 24, 2020 9:00 am

As technology continues to advance, it is becoming easier for staff/caregivers to provide healthcare services to individuals who live in remote areas or are limited by mobility. This includes people who cannot leave their homes due to medical or health issues, or those who are living with disabilities. To help encourage staff members to keep themselves and others accountable, show... View Article

Electronic Visit Verification with DCI

Electronic Visit Verification With DCI

February 19, 2020 9:00 am

With mobile access, it’s becoming more of a possibility for people to be served and cared for at home. This is great for those living with disabilities or those with limited mobility. Below is some information about Electronic Visit Verification (EVV). Mobile and Web Access When home and community-based services are provided, staff need a way to track their time... View Article

Reduce Your Paperwork, Time, and Cost with Our Payroll Time and Attendance Module

January 15, 2020 11:54 am

Focusing on paperwork can take away time that could otherwise be well spent with those you serve and their families. At Direct Care Innovations, also known as DCI, we are always looking for ways to improve healthcare businesses when it comes to efficiency. One of the ways is through our payroll time and attendance module. Here is more information about... View Article

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