Halloween in a Group Home

Halloween in a Group Home

One of my favorite Halloween traditions is to hollow out a pumpkin and fill it with cooked stew for dinner. I often put it in the oven for a little while to get the skin dark. It is the simple [...]

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Forced Marriage of Disabled

Forced Marriage of Disabled

A forced marriage is when one or both parties are unable, incapable, or not allowed to decide who they marry. When a marriage nullification request was denied for a disabled man who required full time residential care, light was shined [...]

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False Accusations in Group Homes

False Accusations in Group Homes

Though residents should always be listened to and all concerns investigated there may be times when they may give inaccurate information. They part of a vulnerable community that often cannot speak for themselves so it is important to take what [...]

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Group Home Resident Dies

Group Home Resident Dies

Don't let this be a headline about one of the disabled residents in the group home that you work in. Sadly, it was recently the headline for a group home in Arlington, Texas last month. The disabled young man who [...]

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Keeping the HOME in Group Home

This is the post that goes with a free training video done for Workforce Performance Group. You can view the video HERE (it isn't the best quality due to it not being able to be transferred from Adobe Connect [...]

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