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17 Feb

Over the weekend of February 13, our CDChoices EVV vendor CareTime released an update to their app. Your Personal Assistants (PAs) clock ins and clock outs may not be displaying correctly in the CarePortal for your approval. In order to fix this, your PAs should follow the steps included as soon as you receive this letter and before they clock in for their next shift.Instructions for PAs.pdfIt is recommended that you complete a paper timesheet or write down any PA shifts BEFORE they uninstall [...]

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17 Jul

The Consumer Directed Choices (CDChoices) Board of Directors wishes to thank outgoing CEO Elizabeth Martin for her many years of outstanding service.  Elizabeth came in to CDChoices as Chief Operating Officer, and took over as CEO when our founder, Constance Laymon, passed away unexpectedly in 2012. Earlier today, Living Resources announced that Elizabeth Martin has been named their new Chief Executive Officer, effective September 1, 2020. We wish Elizabeth great success at Living [...]

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5 Jun

Here at CDChoices, we like to use data to support our claims. When the coronavirus pandemic began, we suspected our Consumers would face certain difficulties but soon realized we were wrong. To help us get a clearer picture of our Consumers' needs, we conducted a survey. We are in the process of analyzing the data and plan to share interesting findings each week in June using a feature we're calling #FactFriday. We hope these facts will help people understand the critical role [...]

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15 May

The Coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19 have disrupted lives. People with disabilities are facing unique barriers to their independence as they navigate changes caused by the pandemic. Shortly after Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued the New York State on PAUSE Executive Order, CDChoices began to hear anecdotal stories of the challenges experienced by our Consumers and their home care employees. We suspected our Consumers had other needs and conducted a survey to assess barriers and challenges [...]

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