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ResCare Community Living Celebrates Five ANCOR DSP of the Year Award Winners

ResCare Community Living is proud to announce that five Direct Support Providers (DSPs) have received the DSP of the Year award from the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR). ANCOR’s DSP of the Year winners are selected for going above and beyond to provide exemplary service in the profession. DSPs – also called […]


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Karimu Ngabo – Arizona Direct Support Professional of the Year

Karimu’s focus is always on the clients he supports, and he sets the tone in the house with his positive attitude. He addresses challenges and set-backs with encouragement, pep-talks, time for reflection, and support to help the individual get back on track. He motivates his clients to work on their daily goals and promotes independence […]


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Elaine Phillipes – Texas Direct Support Professional of the Year

Elaine embodies our mission of creating optimal environments for people in need of assistance through attentive and compassion care so that they can live their best lives. She stresses the importance of promoting independence, choices, and positive environments for those in her care. Elaine had a client who requires a cholesterol-free diet and who had […]


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Gabriel “Gabby” Maier – Wisconsin Direct Support Professional of the Year

Gabby provides exceptional support and services to clients. She forms sincere friendships and relationships, and strives to keep clients engaged and part of their communities. Prior to COVID restrictions, she encouraged client involvement by having them join bowling leagues, go out to eat, and go shopping. Gabby and her clients would host and participate in […]


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Alice Jones – Alabama Direct Support Professional of the Year

Alice has built a strong connection with the clients she supports and treats them like family. She is always patient, even when clients exhibit challenging behavior. Clients are immediately drawn to Alice, and she always finds a way to encourage them to follow her lead and cooperate. Recently, a newly admitted individual was having difficulty […]


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Earline Jackson – Michigan Direct Support Professional of the Year

Earline loves what she does, and it shows in the compassion that she displays while providing services to those we serve. She works hard to encourage her clients to meet the goals outlined in their plans of service and pushes them to always do the best they can. Earline takes the time to show her […]


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ResCare Parent Company Publishes Study on How Individuals with IDD Have Been Affected by COVID-19

It is unknown how the novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the cause of the current acute respiratory illness COVID-19 pandemic that has infected millions of people, affects people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Shortly after the first COVID-19 case was reported in the U.S., a cross-functional team, comprised of medical, clinical, compliance, risk management, human resources, […]


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ResCare Client Proves That He Is More Than His Medical Condition

For the past 33 years of Jeff Scherer’s life, he has embodied not being defined by the medical condition or disorder that they may have. He is a son, friend, coworker, advocate, college graduate, member of ResCare’s Human Rights Committee (HRC), serves as an Indiana Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) Organizational Team Leader, […]


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Keil helping expand social services in Derby

By Kelly Breckunitch kelly@derbyinformer.com ResCare will be bringing its first facility to the Derby community this fall – set to open in a few weeks in the former Puzzle Plex location (301 E. Madison Ave.) – thanks in part to resident and City Council Member Tom Keil. Keil has served as Executive Director of the […]


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ResCare Parent Brand CMO Presents on Study Showing Value Based Outcome Measures for People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Hospitalization Rate and Days Spent at Home as Value-Based Outcome Measures for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities As part of the BrightSpring National Lecture Series, Chief Medical Officer Dr. William Mills delivered an online presentations on September 16, 2020 looking at hospitalization rates and days spent at home as care measures for individuals with […]


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