HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs

 
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    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs posted a progress report
    Final Report
    By - Wayne Miya - Executive Director
    We are integrating this project as part of the Neighborhood Housing and Care Project (NHCP).  The Neighborhood Housing and Care Project provides interdisciplinary care for people with HIV/AIDS in their homes.  Clients are people who are at risk of losing their housing or are transitioning from higher levels of...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs posted a progress report
    We are Number One!!!
    By - Wayne Miya - Executive Director
    Recently we were ranked by the Oregon Business Magazzine as number one of the 100 Best Non-Profits to Work for in Oregon among the large non-profits.  We have been on this list every year every year this competition has been in existence (5 years). In addition we were ranked as the #2 Top Workplace in Oregon for small...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs posted a progress report
    We celebrate our 25th year and Our House Wins an Innovation Grant
    By - Wayne Miya - Executive Director
    Last month we celebrated our 25th Anniversary.  We started in 1988 in a 5 bedroom house, and now operate a 14-bed 24-hour specialized residential care facility.  Other services include our award-winning Neighborhood Housing and Care Program where we serve high-need people in their homes, Esther's Pantry (food...
    • 2 years ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs posted a progress report
    Aging and HIV
    By - Wayne Miya - Executive Director
    When the AIDS Epidemic began over 30 years ago, many people that were afflicted were in their 20's and 30's.  Now these people are in their 50's and 60's.  Because HIV accelerates the effects of aging, many issues such as heart disease, diabetes, kidney and liver disease are exacerbated.  Much of the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs posted a progress report
    Education and Training - Help Meet the Challenge
    By - Wayne Miya - Executive Director
    With healthcare transformation imminemt in Oregon and the nation, we need to look at the most efficient way to meet our care needs.  Many of our clients with higher acuity require caregivers - whether it be friends, relatives or professionals, they need to be aware of the unique nature of HIV and the specific care...
    • 2 years ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs posted a progress report
    Replacing Stigma with Compassion
    By - Wayne Miya - Executive Director
    As HIV continues to change and the population ages, we see more people with HIV needing additional care.  We also notice that many residential care facilities do not know how to care for someone with HIV.  There is still a lot of stigma surrounding HIV and how to compassionately care for those with this...
    • 2 years ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs posted a progress report
    Goals and Strategies
    By - Wayne Miya - Executive Director
    We have held several strategic meetings with various groups over the past few months: During our Board/Staff Retreat we discussed our future strategies and how we could get sustainable funding for them.  Some of the goals that were discussed were: - Connect with CCO's in Oregon to become a provider for that...
    • 2 years ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs posted a progress report
    Surveys, Presentations and Strategies
    By - Wayne Miya - Executive Director
    This Spring we conducted a survey of providers and caregivers in the adult care community.  We did an assessment of how much they knew about HIV and asked follow-up questions.  Most of the group indicated that they would like additional training on caring for people with HIV, but that they had not had...
    • 3 years ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs posted a progress report
    Creating Training Modules
    By - Wayne Miya - Executive Director
    Although we have not yet heard if we will receive a grant to fund this project, we have begun to create the basis for training.  Several of the clinical staff have been doing research and have created presentations for meetings, seminars and webinars.  This helps us to see how much need there is out in the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs posted a progress report
    Grant Application
    By - Wayne Miya - Executive Director
    We have applied for the Health Care Innovations Grant from CMS.  We requested $1 million in funding for a $2 Million project.  IBM will be collaborating with us to provide equipment and consulting services to set up distance learning and virtual care training modules.  This project is very consistent with the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs posted a progress report
    Possible Collaborations
    By - Wayne Miya - Executive Director
    We recently met with a representative of IBM who is expressing very strong interest in creating the technological infrastructure necessary to provide educational materials and consulting to people at various venues.  This may include adult care homes, assisted living or nursing facilities.  It may also include...
    • 3 years ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs posted a progress report
    Collaboration
    By - Wayne Miya - Executive Director
    The Caregiver Education and Training project will be a very long term effort.  We have been applying for funding from foundations and others and as yet do not have the necessary funds to move as fast as we would like.  Our applications for two foundation grants have been denied, but we will continue to pursue...
    • 4 years ago
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  • HIV/AIDS Caregiver Education & Training Programs has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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Allen Brady

Portland, OR United States

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