Archive for October, 2010

Presidential Proclamation – National Family Caregivers Month

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President Obama speaks on National Family Caregivers Month During National Family Caregivers Month, we honor the millions of Americans who give endlessly of themselves to provide for the health and well-being of a beloved family member. Through their countless hours of service to their families and communities, they are a shining example of our Nation’s great capacity to care for each other.

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Department of Labor Approves Standards

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The U.S. Department of Labor has approved National Guidelines The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration has approved national guidelines for apprenticeship standards for the occupation of direct support professional.  These standards will enable employers to use ETA’s Registered Apprenticeship program to train workers for careers in the long-term care sector of the health care industry. More Information

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