PWSA USA highlights Latham in honor of Caregiver Appreciation Day

November 16, 2020

In honor of Caregiver Appreciation Day on Friday, November 13th,  PWSA | USA recognized residential counselors / direct support professionals, home health aides, nursing home attendants, and many other caregivers. “The individuals who provide care services to the PWS community are especially worthy of this small annual celebration, considering the personal, high-stakes labor invested by these compassionate professionals,” PWSA | USA wrote in their blog post. They quoted Latham’s own Patrice Carroll in their article: 

“Caregiver Appreciation Day is such a meaningful way to recognize the selfless and challenging work that our staff do every day,” said Patrice Carroll, LCSW, Director of PWS Services at Latham Centers. “Latham staff members work tirelessly to provide a second home to over 100 children and adults with PWS, and they do it with love, humor, and skill. The work that we do is challenging but endlessly rewarding. Seeing children and adults with PWS achieve their goals and live full, happy lives brings great joy to me and the staff working with them. Caregiver Appreciation Day is a wonderful way to highlight the amazing people who work to bring out the best in people living with PWS.” 

The article also provided the PWS community with information about our agency:

“Latham Centers is a leader in special education and residential programs for children and adults with disabilities. Based in Brewster (Cape Cod), Massachusetts, Latham is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation and internationally renowned for its expertise and success in working with individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome. The non-profit organization’s mission is to create opportunities for independence, self-worth, and happiness for children and adults with complex special needs.”

We join with PWSA | USA in expressing our sincere thanks to all caregivers – especially our dedicated staff here at Latham. You make the world a better place!  

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