It’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and we’re happy to share this amazing story about one of our individuals. Check it out below!
Randy is a young man who not only embraced every opportunity that came his way but also developed them into a flourishing career, in the heart of a rehab and nursing home. Randy’s story is a testament to the power of determination, hard work, and the incredible impact that work study programs can have. His journey began in high school when he participated in its work study program. This experience not only allowed him to gain valuable insight into the “work world,” but also ignited a passion to pursue a career that would be both fulfilling and meaningful. This is his story.
After high school, Randy embarked on his next adventure – starting a Community Pre-Vocational and Travel Training program with QCP. Here, he showed personal growth and skill development, honed his skills and built a solid foundation for a promising future. With the help of QCP’s Vocational team, he obtained a position in a local rehab and nursing home and became an indispensable member of the kitchen team. His daily duties involve helping residents, preparing nutritious meals, and maintaining a clean and organized kitchen environment. Randy’s friendly smile and helpful nature brighten the days of the people he serves, making him a cherished member of the facility.
Randy’s story shows the immense potential an individual has when given the right opportunities and support. His journey from high school to a fulfilling career in the healthcare industry demonstrates how determination and perseverance can lead to success and personal satisfaction. Randy’s story is an inspiration to all, demonstrating the impact that one person can have when they put their heart and soul into their work.