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Mask Fitting Guidelines


We want you to remain safe and healthy in your community. To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, it is important to have a properly fitting mask. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone wear a mask in public settings and when around people who don’t live in your...

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Coping with COVID-19 Webinar Series


The Macomb-Oakland Regional Center (MORC) and the Oakland Community Health Network are hosting a free four-part webinar series with Karyn Harvey focusing on coping with COVID-19. Webinars will be an hour and a half long with the last 30 minutes reserved for questions. This is a great opportunity to...

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Updated Notice of Privacy Practices


We’ve recently updated our Notice of Privacy Practices and are writing to let you know what that means. The Notice of Privacy Practices is a requirement under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for companies that handle medical information. The notice provides in detail the uses and disclosures of a service recipient’s...

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CDCN Takes the Plunge to Support Special Olympics Minnesota


Last weekend the Consumer Direct Care Network Midwest team and family members participated in the Minneapolis Frozen 5k and Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics Minnesota. The Polar Plunge is a series of events dedicated to increase funds and bring opportunity and inclusion to over 8,100 Special Olympics athletes...

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2019 W-2 Information


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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Direct Support Professional Recognition Week


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

Announcements| DSP Appreciation

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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New Provider Directory


Consumer Direct Care Network is excited to launch the NEW Provider Directory for Michigan. This directory works to connect participants (service recipients) with available, local caregivers who can support them to stay independent and healthy in their home and community. To access the directory, click: https://providers.consumerdirectcare.com/ Whether you’re a...

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Disability vote & what it means


“Vote as if your life depends on it… because it does.” – Justin Dart. This quote not only emphasizes our responsibility to exercise our civil right to vote, it also communicates that securing our rights and freedoms is a continued effort. Preserving the dignity of all people and defining...