Upcoming Membership Meeting
Our next membership meeting is Wednesday, March 11, at the Community Living Alliance in Madison at 12:30 p.m. The remaining 2015 dates are: March 11, May 13, July 8, September 9, and November 11 (annual meeting).
with your name and organization.
There will also be an update on the possible impacts of Governor Walker’s budget proposal on the long-term care workforce.
Todd Costello, WLTCWA Past Chairperson/Community Living Alliance
Kathy Loppnow, WLTCWA Board Member/WI Technical College System
Topic: Fast Forward Grant
Todd and Kathy will give an overview and an update on the Fast Forward grant which is a collaboration between the Alliance and WPSA (WI Personal Services Association).
Jim Schroeder, Executive Director, Respite Care Association of Wisconsin
Topic: Statewide Care Provider Registry
Jim will give an overview of the online direct care workers registry.
About the Alliance
Where to Find Upcoming Events
There are so many events coming up that we are unable to list them on our home page. You can find upcoming events by looking on our “Upcoming Events” tab at the top of our home page.
2015 Membership Renewal & Recruitment
We are currently seeking new members and renewing memberships. Send in a membership form today!
2014 Caregiver Awards Recipients
Each year we present awards to four caregivers, a team of caregivers, a supervisor, and an administrator for the wonderful work they do for the citizens of Wisconsin. These awards don’t just recognize the winners—they recognize all long-term care workers who work hard every day to serve the older adults and individuals with disabilities in this state.
The 2014 Caregiver of the Year Awards were presented to the following at our annual membership meeting November 10:
Spotlight Award Recipients
Soleda Bernal, Home Instead Senior Care, Racine
Melissa Bushman, Artisan Assisted Living & Memory Care, Manitowoc
Lessie Edward, Society’s Assets, Inc., Racine
Patti Hogan-Richel, Rest Haven Health Care Center, Verona
Caring Together Recipients
Karen Foxgrover, Madison, WI – Amanda Browning, Gina Ruhland, and
Cornerstone Award Recipient
Justin Zabojnik, Deer Path Assisted Living, Necedah
2013 Caregiver Awards Recipients and Stories
We would like to thank the sponsors of our awards: