Congratulations to 25 new REST Companions from Mississippi!

Twenty-five individuals completed a REST Essentials course, on April 19, at Itawamba Community College, Fulton. The training took place prior to "The [...]

By | April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Welcome to new REST Companions from Nevada!

We'd like to give a warm welcome to 12 new Companions who recently completed REST training at Humboldt General hospital, Winnemucca, through Nevada [...]

By | April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Providing respite a ‘rewarding experience’ for REST Companion

While researching volunteer opportunities in her community, something caught Faizah Osman's eye: a REST Companion training course that was being offered through the [...]

By | March 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Our research study is now published!

We are excited to announce that REST's research study has been published in Home Health Care Services Quarterly, a national health care [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Welcome, new REST Companions from Nevada!

We'd like to give a warm welcome our new Companions, who recently completed the REST course at Humboldt General Hospital, Winnemucca, Nev., [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Welcome to new Trainers from Mississippi!

We'd like to give a warm welcome to our seven new Trainers, who just completed the REST course through the Mississippi Department [...]

By | February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Celebrating Five Years of Supporting Caregivers

by Lois Sheaffer, National Director of REST (Respite Education & Support Tools) What have I learned over the past five years?  I’ve [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

REST study to appear in national health care journal

A manuscript that assesses the effectiveness of the REST (Respite Education & Support Tools) training program will appear in an upcoming issue [...]

By | January 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Welcome to new REST Trainers from Florida!

Congratulations to everyone who completed a REST Train-the-Trainer event, on Jan. 9-10, at Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County, Boynton Beach, [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Companion training scheduled for Illinois Lutheran congregations

A REST Companion training event will take place on Jan. 20, in Hillside, Ill., for members of Lutheran congregations, interested in providing respite care [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|