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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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11 May

COVID-19 Survey ReminderA few weeks ago, we sent a survey to all Consumers and Designated Representatives (DRs) to get information about your concerns related to managing your Consumer Directed Personal Assistance (CDPA) during the coronavirus pandemic. Thank you to everyone who has completed the survey. If you have not returned your survey, please do so as soon as possible because we are closing the survey next week. You can complete the survey online using this link.A Gift from CDPHPCDChoices [...]

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5 May

CDChoices has teamed up with health insurer CDPHP to provide its Consumers and their home care employees with cloth face masks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Last month, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued an executive order requiring New Yorkers – including frontline staff – to wear face coverings in public. CDPHP stepped-up to the plate and is paying for more than 500 cloth face masks for those in need. CDChoices received many emails and phone calls from its Consumers and their [...]

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