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2019 W-2 Information

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It’s the end of 2019 and that means it’s almost time to send out W-2 forms. The W-2 form is the form that an employer must send to an employee and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) at the end of each year. The W-2 form is the official Wage and Tax...

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Step Up for Down Syndrome Family Festival and Awareness Walk

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On Sunday, September 22, Consumer Direct Care Network team members and their families participated in the Step Up for Down Syndrome family festival and awareness walk in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota hosted the event as an opportunity to provide resources to families, celebrate community,...

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Direct Support Professional Recognition Week

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During Direct Support Professional Recognition Week (September 8-14, 2019), we salute the more than 4.4 million Direct Support Professionals (DSP) who provide services for individuals with disabilities and older adults. This is often challenging work that is not glamorous, well recognized, or highly paid. Nevertheless, it is work that...

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Nominate Your Caregiver

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Is your caregiver the Direct Support Professional (DSP) of the Year? We want to know about it! Consumer Direct Care Network understands how important DSPs are to helping people maximize their independence in their homes and community. Across the nation, dedicated DSPs provide essential caregiving and give individuals the...

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Frostbite Prevention

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Helpful Information to Stay Warm this Winter Establish wind chill and temperature policy for when everyone stays indoors. Use the National Weather Service Wind Chill Chart for guidance. Know when to suspend any travel. Is the travel necessary? Check your local forecast before heading outside or sending clients outside....

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Community First Services and Supports

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We are excited for Community First Services and Supports (CFSS)! CFSS is a self-directed home and community based service being developed by Minnesota Department of Health Services. CFSS will replace the personal care assistance service and Consumer Support Grant (CSG). Please visit the Minnesota Department of Health Services website...

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