Supporting Family Caregivers
Identifies common themes emerging from 13 caregiver respite projects and makes policy recommendations to address the gaps they revealed.
June 26, 2011
This story describes CCC’s effort to find a structure and mindset that allowed it to develop a more targeted approach to advocacy. Second, it presents details from the coalition’s work to build a caregiving policy agenda. Third, it reviews the impact of sharing or ‘scaling out’ its knowledge and lessons about organizational change and advocacy to the Ontario Caregiver Coalition.
Report: Recognizing the Recognition
Sometimes governments do the right thing. This commentary highlights several measures recently introduced by selected provinces to help recognize the additional health- and disability-related costs that informal caregivers may incur. Unlike the current federal tax provisions, the provincial measures are designed to provide modest financial assistance to lower-income households. In English only.
In a world of unpredictable change, what Canada needs most is Resilience.
Publication: This Day is for Me: Caring for the Caregivers
Describes the caregiving experience, how eight projects have tried to address respite differently, and why it is critically important for all levels of Canadian society to recognize and support the caregivers in our midst.
Video: Vickie Cammack on Tyze
Keynote speech by Vickie Cammack, President and CEO of Tyze. Tyze creates personal, private, secure, online networks that strengthen relationships and address isolation.