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Home Respite Care, Inc. is a volunteer, 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization serving the residents of Oconto County. Home Respite Care provides care to compliment services provided by our clientâ s health care team in service to those with chronic or te... Read more
Home Respite Care, Inc. is a volunteer, 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization serving the residents of Oconto County. Home Respite Care provides care to compliment services provided by our clientâ s health care team in service to those with chronic or terminal illness, and is designed to help the individual remain in the home setting. Home Respite Care is self supporting and provides services free of charge to our clients. Home Respite Care is identified by our peers as the leading respite care organization in Northeast Wisconsin. The following is the vision of Home Respite Care, Inc. It is shared by the Board of Directors, the Program Director, Volunteers and Clients of Home Respite Care. This is an outline of behavior that is deemed necessary to reach the goals and objectives of the organization. Quality is a commitment by concerned individuals to provide excellence in service in a timely, efficient and accurate manner with ongoing evaluation for improvement in meeting individualâ s personal values. Demonstrates competence and maintains skills to fulfill job description. Displays a positive attitude. Encourages other to do their best. Works together with others for the betterment of the organization. Develops and works towards personal and professional goals. Maintains a professional appearance. Takes pride in the working environment. Accepts new challenges. Community is a supportive network established by individuals who have pride in sharing and working toward common goals that result in the betterment of all. Understands and utilizes available resources. Encourages others to work toward a common goal. Acknowledges and implements goals of the organization. Shares vision and helps implement growth and change. Follows policy and procedure. Knows and supports the mission and goals of Home Respite Care, Inc. Seeks opportunities to inform the public about Home Respite Care, Inc. Compassion is an awareness of the suffering of others and the deep desire to relieve it. Not even oneâ s own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels with someone, for someone, a pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echoes. Shows respect for others. Desires to have others be successful in their endeavors. Relieves the suffering of others. Accepts the limitations of others. Help others reach their goals. Teaches with an attitude of patience. Takes no credit for others success. Leads others gently. Considers the effect ones wordâ s may have on others.
To give the caregiver relief from caring for their loved one who may be suffering from an illness, be frail, elderly, or chronically ill, or suffer from dementia or Alzheimer's disease. To provide daily reassurance calls to citizens who are living alone who may be elderly, isolated, frail and not have alot of contact with their families or loved ones.