Woman experiences huge success with life skills worker

Patsy books HandyDART, banks, shops independently By Deb Bartlett Life skills worker Jadwiga Dobrowolski is proud of the effort that Patsy has put into learning to cross the street and travel on her own. [click the title to read the full story ...]

New bike provides Jerald with boundless adventure

Jo Dickey Foundation provides grant for new three-wheeled bike By Camille Jensen If Jerald Abney could have it his way he’d travel the globe on his bike exploring each and every city hall that crossed his path. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Positive approach is pathway to success, senior support worker says

Rapport builds to reveal a love for life By Lisa Bailey A positive approach marks the pathway to a successful relationship, says senior support worker Jonny.It’s the most important guidance he says he offers when training or orientating colleagues. He points to a relationship with an individual he supports as an example that it works. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Chris Alex is β€˜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 β€œa typical guy like me” who has a penchant for sports, fun and good food. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Volunteer recognized for her service at retirement home

Singing at a local retirement home is the highlight of the week By Ryan Rogers One of the things Charlene looks forward to the most each week is meeting with her friends at the Royal City Manor retirement home in New Westminster B.C. to volunteer at their sing-a-longs. [click the title to read the full story ...]