Forget 24/7, it’s now 24/30 — or longer — for some who take care of developmentally disabled: ‘Basically, we are their family’
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Roosevelt Journigans at the Trinity Services Inc. home for developmentally disabled residents in Joliet where Journigans is now working 30- to 45- day stints to reduce the risk of transmitting the disease.  | Provided photo.

It’s quite a personal sacrifice, albeit one that comes with additional compensation of overtime pay and bonuses.  The sacrifice also is made easier by the special relationships that often exist between residents and workers.  Roosevelt Journigans hasn’t left his...

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