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Practical Insights for Busy Caregivers

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In this section you will find useful and up-to-date resources to help you care for your care-recipient while still looking after yourself.

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A Caregiver's Guide to Stroke Recovery

Offers useful information on stroke recovery, spasticity, communicating with stroke survivors, aphasia camps, maintaining healthy relationships, and other helpful resources. Also contains inspiring real-life stories.

Oct 24, 2016
Safe at Home

Online resources provided through the North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN. Topics include medication safety & storage, falls safety & prevention, hand hygiene, fire safety & prevention, elder abuse, fraud & identity theft, domestic violence, emergency preparedness.

Oct 24, 2016
LHIN Caregiver Resources

Link to the Patient and Caregiver Resources section on your Local Health Integration website.

Oct 01, 2014
Share The Care

Share The Care is a program launched in the South West in 2009 with support from the South West Local Health Integration Network (SW LHIN). The caregiving model helps people pool their time, talents and resources to assist someone who needs care.

Oct 01, 2014
Family Caregiver Handbook

This a US resource. Please be aware that certain passages, like those related to "advance care planning", don't apply in Ontario where laws are different.

Sep 30, 2014
Shifting Focus - A Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviour

Guide produced by the Alzheimer Knowledge Exchange, the Alzheimer Society of Ontario, and Behavioural Supports Ontario

Mar 31, 2014
When Death Occurs at Home: A Guide for Families

Guide produced by Champlain Local Health Integration Network

Mar 31, 2014
Planning for Long-Term Care

Guide, checklists and links - produced by Champlain Local Health Integration Network

Mar 31, 2014
Home Safety Information Sheet

Practical safety tips from South East Local Health Integration Network

Mar 31, 2014
Caregiver's Support Guide

A practical guide covering all facets of caregiving, produced by the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network

Mar 31, 2014