Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled Persons

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PO Box 30055
Fredericton, NB E3B 0H8
Telephone : (888) 562-8333
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Founding goals and purposes

  1. Establish and maintain a communication network for Home Support Agencies in NB for the purpose of sharing ideas and providing support.
  2. To act as a liaison with other health care organizations.
  3. To enhance the profession of the Home Support Worker (HSW) by providing education to the public.
  4. To encourage and promote the development of service and training standards for HSW in NB.
  5. To act as a consultant to agencies, individuals, provincial associations and government at all levels on issues related to Home Support services.
  6. To study legislation and policy that affects HSW and clients and take appropriate action for improvement in such legislation and policy.
  7. To attempt to standardize the terminology in the Home Support system.
  8. To study the cost effectiveness of Home Support versus institutionalization.
  9. To approach government in an organized fashion with common concerns about Home Support services for the people of NB.
  10. To provide opportunities for members to participate in conferences, seminars and other educational endeavors.

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