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Covid-19 coverage needed for school support staff – Greens

The Green Party wants the government to cover extra sick days for school support staff during the pandemic. A teacher’s aide helps children at Newmarket School in Auckland. (File photo).…

HOPE Dementia Support Group Unveils New Ridgefield Trail Map

Sebastien Rubino / [email protected] The HOPE Dementia Support Group offers a series of trail maps for people with dementia and their families in Clark County. The organization recently created its…

Legislation would allow academic support staff without a teaching certificate to serve as substitutes during the current school year

Legislators passed a bill (HB 4294) Tuesday that would temporarily allow a school district to hire its own support staff as substitute teachers, as long as they have a high…

The Recorder – Greenfield Suicide Loss Support Group finds a new place to share

GREENFIELD — After about two years of meeting at Baystate Franklin Medical Center, the COVID-19 pandemic meant the Greenfield Suicide Loss Support Group had to consider another way to meet.…

Cumberland Lake Hospital reflects national shortage of nurses and support staff

Kentucky and nationwide hospitals continue to struggle to fill vacancies as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. WKU Public Radio reporter Rhonda Miller spoke to Robert Parker, CEO of Lake Cumberland Regional…

Lake Cumberland Hospital reflects national shortage of nurses and support staff

Hospitals in Kentucky and across the country continue to struggle to fill vacancies as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on. WKU Public Radio reporter Rhonda Miller spoke to Robert Parker, CEO…

Business leaders team up to promote the well-being of Ellesmere Port business staff

TWO business leaders have come together to create a whole new role designed to put the well-being of the workforce at the top of the business agenda. Mike Dunn, owner…

BCGEU support staff on strike

Support staff at the BC General Employees Union in Fort St. John went on strike on Tuesday. Support staff at the BC General Employees Union in Fort St. John went…

WSD support staff fed up with workload, planning professional action

Frustration among support staff, who say they were underpaid and overworked before the pandemic added more responsibility to their plates, is mounting in Manitoba’s largest school division. A walkout is…

Winnipeg School Division support staff fed up with workload and planning work measures

Frustrations among support staff, who say they were underpaid and overworked before the pandemic added even more responsibilities to their plates, are growing in Manitoba’s largest school division. A walkout…

District 70 Announces Teacher and Support Staff Award Winners

PUEBLO, Colorado – Two teachers and one staff member from Pueblo Academy District 70 will be honored on Tuesday, October 21 at 4:00 p.m. at the Educational Services Center for…

Sexual abuse support group in Bristol helps survivors cope with the past

A women’s therapy center has started a friendship service for victims of sexual violence. The Bristol-based Womankind Therapy Center is a local group that supports women with mental health issues,…

Columbus Schools and Support Staff Reach Two-Year Contractual Agreement

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Columbus City Schools has unanimously approved a new agreement with district support staff. The agreement with the Columbus School Employees Association (CSEA), approved on Tuesday, applies to…

88% of clinical support staff suffer from severe burnout

Support staff are exhaustedThe study interviewed 320 clinical support staff who are primarily responsible for communication and coordination with patients. Communication by telephone is the primary channel of communication with…

Majority of exhausted clinical support staff blame communications with patients

A study released this week by patient experience provider WELL Health found that the vast majority of frontline clinical support staff report moderate to extreme burnout. Almost two-thirds say they…

Parkinson’s support group expands operations in Coimbatore

Parivarthan for Parkinson’s Foundation, a Chennai-based support group for people with Parkinson’s disease, will soon expand operations in Coimbatore district to reach older people with the disease, according to its…

Grant’s nurses protest ‘crisis bedding’, call for more support staff

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Some nurses in central Ohio are demanding change as the COVID-19 pandemic and spike in gun violence weighs on hospital emergency departments. On Friday morning, a group…

Superintendent says shortage of support staff has caused Grainger County schools to close

RUTLEDGE, Tennessee (WATE) – Schools in Grainger County were closed on Friday due to a shortage of support staff, including bus drivers and substitutes, according to Superintendent James Atkins. Atkins…

Advocating for fair wages for direct support staff

Jamie Stein, Supervisor of YAI 5 Alice Drive Residence, has worked for the agency for six years. She understands first-hand the crisis in the Direct Support Professionals (DSP) workforce and…

Manchester has all-star support staff | Sports

Amy Luby ran from Rainbow Graphics in Manchester to the A. Bartlett Giamatti Little League Leadership Training Center in Bristol on August 9 to deliver important items to the Manchester…

Indian domestic season | Maximum of 20 players and 10 support staff in each team: BCCI

Each team can have a maximum of 20 players for the next national season, the BCCI has informed its state units. The number of support staff has been capped at…

New support group for people who have lost loved ones to the opioid crisis | Energeticcity.ca

“I just feel like people aren’t reaching out to each other, so there’s definitely that need to get together and talk,” Boswell said on Moose Talks. Through her experience, Boswell…

South Florida Schools Report Teacher, Support Staff Shortage – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — It’s been a brutal year and a half for educators and students and now South Florida faces another major education problem: a shortage of teachers and staff.…

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The increase in cases of Alzheimer’s disease has led to an increased demand for support groups that meet the needs of people living with the disease as well as their…

Lawmakers call for support staff for the state’s most vulnerable

State lawmakers are calling on New York State officials to provide incentives for the skills training of direct support professionals who care for vulnerable people in a statewide shortage. The…

Alberta health care support staff take 4% pay cut: Union

The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees says Alberta Health Services presented General Support Services (GSS) workers with a 4% pay cut. The AHS on Thursday announced the reduction of the…

Keep Hamilton schools closed, says support staff union

By Nathan Sager Published on June 9, 2021 at 10:25 p.m. Union local whose Hamilton members care for students with ‘pervasive needs’ is asking Ontario’s education minister to deny the…

Peer support group expands in Revelstoke – Revelstoke Review

A growing peer support group in Revelstoke. Caylan Barber works as a city counselor, but says she finds there is a need for peer support as well, being part of…

A new peer support group for restaurant workers

The After Hours restaurant will begin its virtual program on February 9. Photo credit: Carlo Allegri / REUTERS Back in August, Adriana Caguana Uyaguari, who worked as a general manager…