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Direct Care Worker Wage Coalition Urges Full State Funding of Essential Care for Vulnerable Families

For Immediate Release May 5, 2021 Contact: Stephanie Van Koevering, 517-974-6065 Direct Care Worker Wage Coalition Urges Full State Funding of Essential Care for Vulnerable Families Permanent Wage Increase Essential for Michigan DCWs After an important amendment to fully fund Michigan’s Direct Care workforce wage increase was struck down in the state’s House Appropriations Committee […]

Shortage of paid caregivers keeps family members up at night, hoping for “something sustainable”

Shortage of paid caregivers keeps family members up at night, hoping for “something sustainable” By TRACY SAMILTON • Share| Tweet | Email Excellacare Care Provider Sarah Sutherlin helps her client Carmela Palamara, 92, of Brownstown stand up to stretch her legs after the two color and play a game of UNO at Palamara’s home on Wednesday, April […]

MDHHS awards grant to develop and implement statewide system of behavioral health mediation services

  Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28, 2021 CONTACT: Chelsea Wuth, 517-241-2112, WuthC@michigan.gov MDHHS awards grant to develop and implement statewide system of behavioral health mediation services LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has awarded Oakland Mediation Center a grant to develop and implement a statewide system of local mediation […]

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