We provide individuals and families with one-on-one assistance and carefully-designed support services in Deshutes, Douglas, Lane, Coos, Josephine, Jackson, Klamath, Union, Baker, Malheur, Umatilla and Crook Counties.
Starting DSP wage $24.00 with an increase of $1.00 each year of service up to $26.00 .
Our DSPs (Direct Support Professionals) assist an individual in accomplishing activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living and health related tasks through hands-on assistance, supervision, or cueing. Examples of this service include but are not limited to:
Hygiene: Bathing, hair care, grooming, shaving, nail care, dressing
Socialization: Support and participation in the community
Nutrition: Preparing meals, adequate food and liquid intake
Housekeeping: Cleaning surfaces, making bed, cleaning dishes, dusting
Community Activities: Engage in community-based activities
Connections NW works with customers and families on an intentional support plan both in the home and community. After meeting with your family to discuss needs, we will recommend a DSP based on the support needed and requested schedule. DSPs can be scheduled as-needed to fit with your life needs. At Connections NW we go over and beyond to support our staff. Our priority is to make sure they have all the tools necessary to support their customer.
Talk with your case manager to confirm eligibility for these free services.
Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about our in-home care services.