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  • Maintaining Caregiving Services

    Posted by alyssa-silva on January 22, 2020 at 10:19 am

    I’m currently waiting for an appointment where I basically have to prove that I’m still very much disabled and still very much need caregiving services.

    I know this is all par for the course if I want to continue receiving services, but I always get a little nervous that they’re going to take away some of my monthly hours. Sounds a little funny typing because nothing in my health has changed— or improved I should say. But I’m always afraid I’ll be a victim to budgetary cuts and federal changes.

    Anyone else feel this way? Caregivers are the heart of my livelihood and the thought of losing hours terrifies me.

    alyssa-silva replied 4 years, 5 months ago 3 Members · 3 Replies
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  • halsey-blocher

    Member
    January 22, 2020 at 9:52 pm

    Oh my gracious, yes! No matter how many time we do it, it’s still a bit nerve wracking. Like said, there’s never any reason why it should change, but it still causes some anxiety.

  • deann-r

    Member
    January 23, 2020 at 11:33 am

    Sad but true.  Especially when the ones making the rules have no clue.

  • alyssa-silva

    Member
    January 23, 2020 at 3:52 pm

    I’m so glad I’m not alone in this!

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