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In the depths of winter, more people say they feel tired or depressed. For some, it’s a normal response to less sunlight. Just the winter blues. For others, it can be a deeper, clinical form of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that’s a regular pattern of mood changes that leaves people feeling gloomy during the fall and winter months, when there’s less natural sunlight each day. If someone you’re caring for is suffering from SAD, it might seem like they’re hibernating. They tend to lose interest in activities they used to enjoy. Symptoms may include sadness, feeling hopeless, worthless, or irritable, low energy, difficulty sleeping or oversleeping, carbohydrate […]
Safety: Security, Environment, Health Maintain a safe and clean environment that meets the physical, emotional, and personal needs of the Individual(s). Knowledge of crisis interventions, mental health diagnosis, and therapeutic relationships processes. *Administers medication in accordance with medical provider directions and Casmir Cares Services /State of Pennsylvania policies (Medication Certified Residential Program only) Assist with and work to strengthen the individual’s many daily living needs including but not limited to: communication and socialization skills, nutrition, preparing proper meals, proper hygiene. Teach the Individual the importance of making his/her bed each morning, the importance of exercise by leading Individual in exercise routines when needed and weight control Assist in maintaining Individual’s […]
Site Supervisor-Residential Program Direct supervision of Direct Support Professionals working with Adults with Intellectual Disability/Autism in a Chapter 6400 regulated Home. Supervision includes staff schedules, disciplines, Individuals appointments, Community activities as well as the overall well-being, health and safety of the Individuals (Adults with Intellectual Disability/Autism) living in the home. Must have a working knowledge of the 6400 regulations. Ability to complete and confirm required documentation to verify service delivery, and performance of the assigned staff as required. Assist with staff training and monitoring the daily activities of the Individuals’ homes. General Responsibilities: • Abide by established policies and procedures of the Agency, County, and State. • Offers direction […]
Companies are beginning to actively recruit neurodiverse people, according to Here & Now. “There’s just a lot of talent out there,” said Neil Barnett, director of Inclusive Hiring and Accessibility at Microsoft. “More and more companies are seeing that.” As we pause to honor civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., let’s take a look at a small trend but long-awaited trend. Companies are finally beginning to welcome neurodiverse people to the workplace. Different human wiring in neurodiverse populations translates into neurological differences that show up in dyspraxia, dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, Tourette Syndrome, and others, according to the National Symposium on Neurodiversity at Syracuse University. According to […]
For Philadelphia resident Sharon Smith, working for Casmir Care Services is a family affair. As a social service aide, she cares for her first cousin, Gerard, 44, and her brother, Eddie, who is 58. Casmir Care Services provides professional in-home and community care that helps enrich the lives of people with disabilities, individuals recovering from illness or injury, and adults with special needs. Gerard recently received a Casmir Champion Award in recognition of his 10-year relationship with Casmir Care Services Inc. Sharon is one of about 40 people who are both Casmir staff and family members. “Working with Casmir Care has been very pleasant,” Sharon says, citing staff support and […]
In the spirit of Thanksgiving and support of families, Casmir Care Services Inc partnered with the When In Need foundation (WIN) and Browns Shoprite to give away hundreds of vouchers to families of Individuals supported by Casmir Care Services as well as other families in need. This annual tradition, held at the Casmir Care Services headquarters on 11/20/2018 brought smiles to the faces of the recipients. Special thanks to all Casmir Cares staff who participated to ensure that the giveaway was fun and touching. Visit our Facebook page to learn more about the event.
On Sept 14th, 2018 Casmir Care Services celebrated its 10th anniversary celebrations honoring families and staff at The Arts Ballroom in downtown Philadelphia. It was a memorable event which clients and staff members will remember for a long time to come. Enjoy the Video at Enjoy a few highlights from the event!
Casmir Care Services supports Autism Awareness Month. On April 18, 2015, Casmir Care Services attended Church of Redeemer Baptist’s Autism community awareness weekend event. This was second time being invited and attending this event.
Event details are now available for the Casmir Care Services’ 6th Annual Luncheon!
Casmir Care Services shares resources about helping to raise awareness on autism and keeping loved ones safe.
Casmir Care services assists Adults who have disabilities. The company is committed to enriching lives of people with autism, disabilities, individuals recovering from illness or injury, and mentally challenged, as well as adults with special needs.