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The mission of Alzheimer’s San Diego is to provide San Diego families with care and support, while advancing critical local research for a cure. They are innovating and expanding services that truly make a difference in the lives of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease— and the loved ones who care for them. To find out more information about caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, click here.
Public Authority Provider Handbook
The Public Authority Provider Handbook gives detailed information on how care for your consumer and other caregiving tools. Click here to view the handbook.
Knowing and practicing universal precautions help prevent the spread of illness. Click here for a guide on how to use universal precautions when caring for your consumer.
california department of social services
CDSS’ mission is to provide aid, services and protection to needy children and adults. The Department also strives to strengthen and encourage individual responsibility and independence for families. For more details please visit http://www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/.
United domestic workers of America
This is the official site of the labor union that represents all Individual Providers in San Diego County. For more information please visit www.udwa.org.
Caregiver Coalition of San Diego
The Caregiver Coalition of San Diego represents the community efforts of a diverse group of agencies, private, public, professional, non-profit, and for profit that serve families caring for their loved ones. For more information, visit: www.caregivercoalitionsd.org.