Caregiver Training and Education Program

caregiver-thoughtsOffered at Bridgepoint Active Healthcare (Bridgepoint) in their Stroke Inpatient Rehabilitative Program, the Caregiver Training and Education Program proactively provides caregivers with equitable access to training and education, empowering them in their roles.

Program activities include:

  1. aligning the six existing stroke education modules with the stroke networks binder – as well as providing practical caregiver tips and a co-designed knowledge checklist for patients and caregivers,
  2. developing a process to ensure patients and caregivers receive the binder,
  3. offering an additional education session on Saturdays as requested by caregivers and
  4. creating six co-designed animated videos based on stroke education sessions and caregiver feedback.

These videos are available in the following seven languages: English, French, Arabic, Italian, Portuguese, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Access the English videos on Bridgepoint’s website in their Stroke Programs section.

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