Holiday cheer was alive at the COR Christmas Dinner held at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Regina on December 18th. COR families, friends, employees and individuals served gathered for an evening of festivities. A scrumptious holiday feast, along with music by our favorite east coast band, Jakey’s Gin, and a rockin’ Photo Booth […]
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COR was featured in the October/November 2015 issue of the Saskatchewan Business Magazine. Read the article below:
Check out this intriguing article featuring the research of Michelle Apps, MSW Candidate at the University of Regina. COR is proud to be supporting Michelle in her academic journey! Article by: Dale Johnson, posted to the UofR website on December 3, 2015 ______________________________ A University of Regina student is looking into how disabilities affect a […]
COR partnered with four AWESOME UofR Kin Students on a project for the International Day for Persons With Disabilities (IDPD 2015). Check out this great story about the project posted to the UofR webpage on December 2, 2015. Be sure to watch the video too!! Article by: Costa Maragos ________________________________________ Some myths and misconceptions about […]
Who the other is: HUMAN VULNERABILITIES AND GIFTS Caregivers have to be very tuned into the life-story of the person and the significance and impact of inner vulnerabilities; we must also be astute at seeing or even sensing the life-giving gifts of each person such as forgiveness, curiosity, hope, and the slightest hints of a […]
Tara Schmiedge curls up on a pile of fluffy white pillows, swinging on a circular bed suspended like a cloud from the ceiling of her basement living quarters. Her mom, Margot, crawls in next to her, iPad in hand, to look through family photos. Childhood scenes of Tara and her three sisters quickly transition to […]
I was living in an approved home before COR. I had a friend that lived in COR and I started hanging out with him more and more. I stayed for sleepovers and his friends got to know me a little bit. He wanted me to move to COR… I guess he suggested it to somebody! […]
Common Situations: Refusal to Participate If the person refuses to participate, • Make sure there is a structured flow to the day, not just the emptiness of custodial care. • Be aware of other caregivers who might be coaxing, cajoling, or bribing the person to participate. • Bring about minimal participation by doing activities with […]
My most memorable time at COR has to be one of my more challenging days. We had just gotten back from a rough time at a softball game. The person I was supporting made a choice and ended up having to deal with some of the repercussions. When we got back home we had a […]
Kansas City, USA welcomes the Gentle Teaching community! On September 9-11, 2015, Kansas City will play host to the 2015 international conference. More information can be found at www.gti2015.com. If you want more information about the 2015 Gentle Teaching International Conference find our events page on Facebook by clicking here.