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Narcan Training

Events

On October 20th, 2018, the Kenai Public Health Center took a big step and presented the first community emergency preparedness distribution and education drive-thru drill. Our very own Consumer Direct Care Network (CDCN) Alaska team members, Tiffney Carlson and Kyla Besse, shined as they volunteered their time and became trained educators...

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Alaskan Earthquake – This is who we are

Events

As everyone has probably heard, Alaska was struck by a devastating 7.0 earthquake on Friday, Nov 30th at 8:29 am. The entire Consumer Direct Care Network (CDCN) Alaska team was in Anchorage for our annual two days all staff training. First, let me tell you that all of us...

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Disability vote & what it means

Announcements

“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...

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Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week

DSP Appreciation

During Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week, we salute the 4,500,000+ direct support professionals (DSP) who provide the services needed for individuals with disabilities and older adults to maintain independence at home and in the community. This is often challenging work that is not glamorous, recognized, or highly paid. Nevertheless,...

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28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Events

Today marks the 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is legislation that set out to ensure that people with disabilities enjoy equal access in all areas of public life. This includes equal access to jobs, schools, transportation and all places that are open to...

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Nominate Your Caregiver!

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The Care Network understands how important Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are to helping people maximize their independence in their home and community. Across the nation, dedicated DSPs provide essential caregiving and give individuals the needed support to live the life they want. We invite you to nominate a caregiver...

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Medication Administration Classes Available

Educate| Services

Care Network Alaska is pleased to provide mandatory medication administration classes in Wasilla and Anchorage for Habilitative and Respite caregivers. Caregivers will paid for participating. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Give us a call and we’d be happy to put you on the schedule. Upcoming Schedule Anchorage, AK...

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2018 Care Network Alaska Brochure

Services

We’re excited to share updated program specifics with you!  The program brochure you’ll find here is a quick and easy way to learn more about our services and hear more about our commitments to you.  Click here and take a look: https://consumerdirectak.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/CDAK_MINI_BRO_web.pdf Consumer Direct Care Network has been providing...

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2017 DSP Appreciation

Events

I am thankful to live in this great land where we are afforded the right to maintain independence at home and in the community.  I grew up with cerebral palsy and have needed assistance with daily living activities for my whole life.  I’m also thankful to work for a...

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