I Will Always be Grammy’s Little Girl: The Reason My Job Means so Much

The #1 thing I ask myself when I'm hiring for LTC is "is this someone I would have wanted to take care of my grandmother?" About 3 months ago I got the job offer to work for Plan A. Within the same week, I also found out that my grandmother was diagnosed with cancer for …

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I Miss My Dad – What it Feels Like Not Being Able to Hug My Dad in Almost Half a Year

My father has Dementia and primary progressive aphasia. For those who don’t know what that is, PPA is a neurological syndrome in which language capabilities become slowly and progressively impaired and is caused by Dementia. At this point, his aphasia is fairly advanced and makes phone and Skype calls very difficult. He thrives on face-to-face visits, where we …

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From A-Team Field Staff to A-Team Office Staff

Hello past, present and future A-Teamers! I started with Plan A Sarnia Chatham in September/ October 2019. I technically applied in July but I was slow-moving in getting orientation scheduled. Being on the other side, I now understand how frustrating that was for Simone and the girls in the office. I applied to Plan A …

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Learning To Work From Home Full-Time Amidst The COVID-19 Pandemic

I never really thought I was a strict enough person to work from home.  Anyone who knows me knows that I can be easily distracted! When March 2020 rolled around, bringing the pandemic with it, we were told that we would be working from home full-time. At first I questioned if I would be successful …

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