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Giving Back With DCI: Shangri-La COVID Care Packages

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As the pandemic continues onward, the team at Direct Care Innovations (DCI) has been looking for ways to give back to agencies that have been affected by COVID-19. DCI recently decided to give away care packages to the residents of Shangri-La, as a way to give back to their community and spread joy during unsettling […]

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Murphy Administration Takes Action To Support Individuals with Disabilities During The Pandemic

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On April 29, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the launch of a new $24 million initiative. This initiative provides additional resources for direct support professionals working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The initiative comes as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a public health crisis that has already inspired a number […]

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Authorization Challenges Related to COVID-19

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By: Brian Perry For many provider agencies, during normal times managing authorizations can be tough. While new and additional authorizations for service are a welcome response to the pandemic and ensure that people will be healthy and safe, it can add undue administrative strain if your business management platform doesn’t provide the flexibility you need.  […]

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How People with Intellectual Disabilities are Experiencing the Pandemic

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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, […]

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Social Distancing Technology Survival Guide

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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 […]

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