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Personal Care Assistants Are Very Helpful

When having Cerebral Palsy, you might need help with daily activities like dressing, preparing meals for you, and other things. These people who help you are known as personal assistants (PCA). I have around five personal assistants or aides. Without these people, I would not be able to do what I want to do every day. Personal Assistants What are…

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How To Plan For The Future With PCA’s

As a person with a disability like Cerebral Palsy, it is tough to plan out several months because you don’t know what aides you will have. Yes, it would be nice to say that you will have all your personal care assistants (PCA’s) in six months from now, but is it realistic? This question is not easy to answer. It…

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How To Interview A Personal Care Assistant

Last time we talked about how to look for a personal care assistant. Let’s say that someone answered your ad or one of your friends has a person who might want to help you. Do you just say that the person can start tomorrow or do you want to interview them? I just tell them to start tomorrow. No no!…

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