Tips of the Month

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
“Hope cannot be achieved alone. It must be an act of community, whether the community be a church or a nation or just two people struggling together to create liberation in each other. People develop hope in each other that they will receive help from each other.” (William Lynch) Are you looking for more inspiration to assist your son or more»
Published Wednesday, February 10, 2016
February is the month of relationships. Every relationship needs clear communication in order to be successful. Remember to address issues as they arise by having clear and open communication through scheduled meetings with your staff. Provide positive feedback and identify why this change is necessary. It's a two way street so be open to staff ideas. more»
Published Thursday, October 1, 2015
Creating a Vision for a Meaningful Life “Where do I begin”? is a question often asked by families thinking about creating a meaningful life for their son or daughter when using Family Managed Supports funding. Families who have used Family Managed Supports suggest a vision is the first step to creating a meaningful life. Developing a vision more»
Published Thursday, September 24, 2015
Recruiting family managed support staff can sometimes be challenging. Creating a solid job description is essential to finding the best candidate. A job description provides a focus to identify those target areas necessary for hiring a successful candidate. Generating a job description prior to advertising is also a great tool to screen potential more»
Published Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Recruiting staff can sometimes be challenging. Creating a solid job description is essential to finding the best candidate. A job description provides a focus to identify those target areas necessary for hiring a successful candidate. Generating a job description prior to advertising is also a great tool to screen potential candidates and can easily be more»
Published Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Summer is here! Is your son or daughter looking for fun activities to participate in this summer. Check out: http://www.familyfuncalgary.com/100-fun-things-to-do-in-calgary-with-your-family-this-summer/. http://www.flare.com/celebrity/entertainment/calgary-events-summer-2013/ If you are looking for staff to support your son or daughter this summer in fun more»
Published Monday, June 8, 2015
Asking others to become involved to help pursue a meaningful life for a son or daughter is often difficult for families. READ MORE about why it is important to involve people outside of the immediate family and provides some very useful rules about how to ask someone to become involved.
Published Monday, May 4, 2015
Summer is fast approaching. As school is winding down many people will be looking for employment having completed college or university. Be sure to have an updated job advertisement and job description for your best chances of finding and maintaining respite workers. Who you know matters! Look into your network and brainstorm potential opportunities for more»
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