Posts in Category: Placement

Montreal private social workers: filling the gap

November 9th, 2011

Let me start by saying that I am a firm believer and advocate of the public system in Montreal, and in Quebec at large. I feel that the public is entitled to receive services and support from the system into …


Long Distance Caregiving: Tips to Managing Your Aging Parents’ Needs

February 15th, 2010

Written by: Stephanie Erickson, MSW, PSW, LCSW

As our parents age, it becomes harder and harder to feel secure that they are safe and healthy in their home. This becomes even more difficult if we do not live nearby and …


When your parent or loved one won’t accept help

October 6th, 2009

Written by, Stephanie Erickson

www.ericksonresource.com

So often in working with families, adult children ask me for suggestions on how to get their parents to acknowledge their deficits and accept help. The children believe their parent is no longer able to …


How to avoid the top 10 mistakes when finding a placement for a loved one

August 10th, 2009

1. Making a decision too quickly:

When your loved one is in the hospital, we often make a quick decision in order to avoid a prolonged stay at the hospital.

Solution: Let the hospital team take the time needed to …



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