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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I Just Do What I Gotta Do: Juggling Being A Wife, An Operations Manager and And Autism Mom

I am often asked how and why I do what I do every day. How do you juggle being a wife, an Operations Manager of a very successful and busy healthcare business during a pandemic and on top of that, an Autism mom?  I am very often asked this question and I never really know …

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My Experience Working As A Member Of One Of Plan A’s COVID-Care Teams

I am an RPN student who has just completed my first year. I signed on with Plan A  Kingston/Quinte for a summer position with hopes of gaining lots of experience through multiple shifts at different LTC homes. COVD-19 changed that plan like it changed plans for so many people this summer. Just when things were looking …

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My Experience Working In A Long Term Care Home During The COVID-19 Pandemic

I was introduced to Plan A by one of my peers who spoke highly of and strongly recommended the agency. As a novice nursing student, I was intrigued by an unconventional and unheard-of employment opportunity. I was extremely excited to start working for Plan A. After COVID delays and completion of the administrative paperwork, I …

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