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5 Things You Need to Know to Build Effective Models of Child, Youth and Family Engagement

Guest blog from Julia Hanigsberg, President and CEO of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Three very different hospitals. Three very different programs. Nonetheless, The Change Foundation’s recent case study of family integrated care in the Mount Sinai Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) (Toronto), Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Toronto), and the Children’s Hospital of More >

Spotlight on Sara

Q&A with Sara Who do you care for? My husband, but don’t tell him I’m caring for him. He doesn’t believe that I’m his caregiver, and he’s kind of right. The experience this second time around is very different – it’s more emotional care, translation and research. Just being there for him. The first time, More >

Hot Talks on Health

Join other caregivers, system leaders, policy makers, and influencers and be the first to learn about the change ideas, innovations and resources The Change Foundation and our Changing CARE partners have created to better recognize, support and integrate family caregivers in their health and community care organizations.

Spotlight on Rebecca

Q&A with Rebecca* Who do you care for? I am the primary caregiver for my husband. How long have you cared for him? I have been caring for my husband since 2012 when he had heart surgery to fix a damaged heart valve. After surgery, he suffered from a massive stroke that left him with More >

Integrating the caregiver voice: Reflections on the IFIC Conference

In May 2018, Carole Ann Alloway, a family caregiver, and I partnered to develop and present a keynote address at the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) annual conference in Utrecht, The Netherlands. A few months after our presentation I asked Carole Ann to reflect on her experience.

Recipes for Change

Just as there are many ways to roast a chicken, whip together a savory pesto, or bake a chocolate cake, there are many ways to go about creating meaningful change at a system, organizational, provider, patient and family caregiver level.

WHAT’S BEING SAID

As we wrap up #CaregiverDay in Ontario, we want to say thank you to all the family #caregivers out there who are doing extraordinary work, we see you and we appreciate you! Thank you for all that you do - year round but also during these unprecedented times! pic.twitter.com/adiPB3WDi3