Family Caregivers

Lessons from CHANGING CARE

Now that we’re more than a year into Changing CARE, it’s the ideal time for us to stop and reflect on the collective path we’ve taken so far.

This series of reports focuses on learnings and lessons from Changing CARE.

Making Privacy and Consent Rules Work for Family Caregivers

In 2015-16, we engaged with family caregivers, and health and community care providers across Ontario through our Caring Experience initiative, to understand the breadth and depth of caregiving in Ontario from both perspectives. Family caregivers told us: They want more formal recognition of, and respect for, their caregiving role, and in some cases, they want More >

Creating new linkages between the caregiver, the community and health care is essential

Genevieve Obarski, Executive Lead, Program Implementation  In January, February and March, The Change Foundation team had the privilege of traveling across Ontario to launch the Foundation’s four Changing CARE partnerships. Each launch event was an excellent showcase for each partnership, bringing together the family caregivers, patients, providers, and other community stakeholders that will be part of More >

Announcing four partnerships ready to start Changing CARE

Today The Change Foundation is excited to announce four community partnerships poised to make positive impacts on the experience and interaction family caregivers have with Ontario’s health care system. Through Changing CARE, partnerships in London, Huron and Perth counties, Cornwall and Toronto will develop local supports, programs, and/or resources that address four thematic needs identified More >

Stories Shared, Voices Heard: Ontario’s Family Caregivers

When we launched our strategic plan Out of the Shadows and Into the Circle, bringing a new focus to the role of family caregivers in the health care system, we wanted to listen and learn from family caregivers as well as frontline health care providers. To do that effectively, we created The Caring Experience project. The Caring More >

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