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The Caregivers' Bulletin Board 

News, Opportunities, and Information for Care Providers

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Welcome New Home Care Aide
Certification Training Scholarship Recipients!

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From left to right: Nellie Carson-Rohe, Laura Weston, Holly Bailey, Evy Horton, Kathleen Timm, Tess Mueller. ( Not pictured: Rebecca Chellberg)

Vashon Care Network welcomes and congratulates these future Home Care Aides!  With support from Vashon Senior Center, VCN recently awarded seven scholarships for the 75-hours of training required to become a state certified Home Care Aide. An experienced local mentor will help these students master the course materials and clinical experiences necessary to successfully meet the state certification requirements. 
Looking for a Caregiver? 
See our new   

Find a Caregiver
page including the
Caregivers on Vashon Directory
and our guide for
Hiring a Caregiver
plus Resources for Family Caregivers

For Caregivers, Employers,
& Care Seekers!

The Business of Caregiving

Learn the basic business aspects  of caregiving from IRS expert and business consultant:

Deborah Diamond

Online Health Care Aide (HCA) &

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Training

Senior Patient with Walker

Cornerstone Healthcare Training is a licensed private vocational school that provides online caregiver training.  It was founded by Robin Van Hyning, RN, MSN.  She and her team have a passion for caregiving, and support caregivers in skill building and gaining certification.   

 

Cornerstone has supported and trained over 30,000+ healthcare professionals in Washington State.  Check out their free COVID-19 Caregiving Course:

 https://cornerstonehealthcaretraining.com/

Browse our Caregiver Resource Directory links that offer both you and your caregiving clients useful information and support.
Our Community Resource Directory page 
connects you to a wide variety of support and information from community organizations, county, and governmental resources. 
ATTN:  VASHON CAREGIVERS WHO ARE DSHS INDEPENDENT PROVIDERS!
(working for COPES clients and paid by the state) 
BIG CHANGES BEGINNING  APRIL 1ST, 2022 YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT!!!!   
Click the button below to find out how to insure that you continue getting your COPES payments uninterrupted after April 1st with tips for completing the forms...

VashonBePrepared is a coalition of disaster preparedness organizations on Vashon -Maury Island in Washington's Puget Sound region. Since the pandemic outbreak, Vashon Be Prepared has coordinated island efforts and manages an excellent and robust COVID resources webpage.   
Get the latest Covid reports at:  https://www.vashonbeprepared.org/COVID