Monthly Archives: September 2021

Customized Care: Occupational Therapy

Colleen Beck from the OT Toolbox puts it simply when she states, “Occupational therapy allows people to live fuller, functional lives by promoting health, wellness and independence despite illness, injury or disability.” At Wellpoint Care Network’s outpatient clinic, we primarily work with children in out-of-home care, youth who have recently returned home from a foster care placement or have been … Continue

The Importance of Kinship Care

September is Kinship Care Month, which highlights and celebrates the importance of kin caregivers. Kinship care is the placement of children with non-parent relatives, such as grandparents, or like-kin adults who have existing relationships with youth and their families, such as family friends. For many families and communities, it’s a long-standing and important practice to work together to care for … Continue

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