Families

British Columbia celebrates family caregivers

Vancouver General Hospital to host free workshops, event May 12 By Camille Jensen They are everyday heroes who provide physical, emotional and financial support for people who need it most:...

Parent support network helped Webers find caregiving solution

Peter lives in the family home semi-independently By Deb Bartlett Jan Weber is familiar with the resources that support people who have a disability and their families. He has been...

PosAbilities picnic reflects vision of inclusive community

Celebration of culture unites staff, people supported and their families By Lisa Bailey As a celebration of cultural diversity, posAbilities annual picnic embodies one of the organization’s core values and...

Parents encouraged by Laurel consultants’ case study

Down syndrome conference presentation examines applied behaviour analysis Lisa Bailey Behaviour analyst Katie Allen and behaviour consultant Kathryn De Lisser recently shared a treatment strategy with approximately 40 parents that...

Chris Alex is ‘a typical guy like me,’ residential care worker says

Determination and drive revealed in sports and work endeavours By Lisa Bailey Reflecting on a relationship with Chris Alex that has spanned approximately 16 years, Chris Giles says he is “a...

PosAbilities striving to empower caregivers

Triple P-Positive Parenting Program coming to Lower Mainland By Natalie Hamilton PosAbilities is investing in a training program with the ultimate goal of empowering parents and caregivers so they can effectively...

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