True Care is fully committed to the safety of its clients and staff. As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues True Care has been examining the protocols and precautions that are necessary to protect our clients and staff. Our Emergency Preparedness Team (EMT) is closely monitoring information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and other experts.
True Care is proud to announce that we have received the "2020 Best in Home Care" award from SeniorAdvisor.com thanks to your reviews. We are excited and honored to be named best In-Home Care Agency in Brooklyn and would like to thank all our clients. Without your appraisals and letters of recommendation in 2019 we would not have received this honor.
True Care’s memory care program, True Bridge, is pleased to announce a special workshop offered at the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) as part of their Artist in Residency program. Our very own Director of Programs and Engagement, Jodie Berman, has been asked to instruct a series of four art classes each Wednesday from October 16th through November 6th. This program is generously supported by a grant from the Louis & June Kay Foundation. The Artist in Residency program at AFA began in June of 2019 and is “part of AFA’s mission to provide free programs and services to individuals living with dementia and their caregivers.”
You may have seen one of our many recruiting ads on social media for True Care Hiring Events in NYC and Westchester County. Becoming a True Caregiver is quick and easy if you are already a certified home health aide in NYC. However, if you are interested in becoming a caregiver but have little to no experience and do not hold a certification from the state, True Care has created a Home Health Aide Certification Program where we help potential applicants get trained and certified near their home for little or no cost. Once you are certified and ready to join True Care, you can immediately apply to be a True Caregiver with us.
True Care is happy to announce our new service: Private Duty Nursing.
Meet our Director of Private Duty Nursing, James Frand. James started as an EMT volunteer then worked for the 911 system and decided to go into the nursing track, as opposed to a paramedic, after that. He chose to continue on that path ever since acquiring a Master’s degree in Nursing and experience as an administrator and director of nursing. This gives him the unique ability to run both sides of the program; one being client advocacy and the other being the administrative side, which includes hiring our nurses and staffing our cases.
April is Autism Awareness Month and we'd like to share a special success story with you. Daria, True Care's CDPAP Program Manager, brought to our attention a case that she recently handled. It is a story about a single mother who is caring for her autistic son and came to us for help. Her child has been diagnosed with several mental health problems. She wanted to care for her child at home due to the fact that she had no one else to care for her child and no one who would fully be able to understand and manage her child's special needs. She came into our Brooklyn office asking about our Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) hoping to enroll her and her son to receive benefits.