We have moved to a bigger and better than ever location! Our new address is 8903 Gravelly Lake Drive, Lakewood, WA 98499. We have leased the entire two story 2800 square foot professional office building at the north end of Gravelly Lake Drive, just off Steilacoom Boulevard. Our 5 full time and one part time […]
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Simple, Fun, and Safe Web Browser for Kids with Autism
The Internet can be an overwhelming, scary and dangerous place for those on the autism spectrum. Parents and other caregivers need to be constantly vigilant in protecting kids with autism from the perils of unsupervised web surfing. I just ran across the Zac Browser, designed with these concerns in mind. It’s simple interface focuses on […]
Complete a Survey on Family Caregiving: Your Voice Matters!
The State of Washington/Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is looking to help current and future family caregivers! They want to hear your ideas, experience and preferences on finding and using available caregiver resources. Please take a few moments to give DSHS your feedback. Click on Continue Reading to link to the Washington State Family […]
Autism costs as much as $2.4 million per person, study says
Note: Good To Be Home Care serves many clients with a diagnosis of autism, so the following article was of special interest to us. Published June 10, 2014 Reuters The cost of supporting people with autism spectrum disorders throughout their lives could be as high as $2.4 million per person, according to a new estimate. […]
Congratulations to all our new Basic Training Graduates
Our May class just graduated from their 75 hour Home Care Aide Basic Training course in our agency’s training classroom, and the trainees are “eager” to take the State’s Home Care Aide Certification exam as their next step. As their instructor, I was pleased with each student-employees’ thoroughness and attention to detail in demonstrating the numerous steps of the […]
Congratulations to Liz De La Nuez – GTBHC’s Employee of the Year!
Each year during our anniversary month of May, GTBHC management announces its choice for Employee of the Year. After much thought and discussion Brian, Kim, Margi, and Bobbi narrowed down the field of contenders for Employee of the Year to one individual. And the honor goes to….well you saw it in the headline. Here’s a little […]
Happy 10th Anniversary to GTBHC (that’s us)!
We’re celebrating our tenth anniversary as a licensed home care agency throughout the month of May, and you’re invited to join in the celebration! Good To Be Home Care’s home care agency license was granted by the Washington State Department of Health effective May 1, 2004. We’ve grown a lot since then, and we’d like […]
We’re Growing – Again!
On Thursday April 24th, Kim and Brian received a very welcome letter from Pierce County Community Connections, the agency that manages social services programs in Pierce County. The director wanted us to know that our 700-plus page response to the county’s solicitation of qualified providers of home care services was successful. PCCC is expanding the […]