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State Gets Final Federal Approval of Transition Plan for Compliance with Home and Community-Based Services Rule

Date Posted: Friday, October 20th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 19, 2017) – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has given final approval to Delaware’s Statewide Transition Plan for complying with the federal Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) final rule. The rule defines home and community-based settings for participants in Medicaid HCBS programs. The Statewide Transition Plan, submitted by DHSS’ […]




Delaware’s Disability Mentoring Day to Provide Career-Building Experiences for 56 Students with Disabilities on Oct. 17; 39 Employers in New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties Participating

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services

NEWS FROM THE DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES   Delaware’s Disability Mentoring Day to Provide Career-Building Experiences for 56 Students with Disabilities on Oct. 17; 39 Employers in New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties Participating NEW CASTLE (Oct. 17, 2016) – Delaware’s Disability Mentoring Day continues to grow, this year with a record […]




GOVERNOR MARKELL AND PUBLIC HEALTH URGE FLU VACCINATION

Date Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2015
Categories:  News Public Health

At the annual Division of Public Health (DPH) flu immunization clinic at the New Castle Farmers Market, Governor Jack Markell urged Delawareans age six months and older to get their annual flu vaccination as early as possible. Then he pushed up his sleeve to receive his own flu shot.




DHSS Secretary Selected to Serve on U.S. Advisory Committee on Increasing Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of the Governor

Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Rita Landgraf has been chosen to serve on the new U.S. Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced Monday.




State of Delaware Announces Class for State Employees on Employing People with Disabilities

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
Categories:  Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of Management and Budget Office of the Governor

All State of Delaware employees will be able to access a new online class, Focus on Ability. This class will provide information about hiring and retaining employees with disabilities, including responding to and requesting accommodations, understanding invisible disabilities, and interacting comfortably and respectfully with people who have disabilities.





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