This handout is designed to assist informal caregivers understand their role and how to help support the person's health care and improve their quality of life as well as tips for maintaining their own health and well-being. Links to helpful resources are included. 4 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.
This handout is designed to assist informal caregivers understand their role in support the person's needs, values, wishes and care preferences. Links to helpful resources are included. 4 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.
This fact sheet discusses the challenges which older people, their providers and family members face around the issue of sexuality and aging. It addresses common assumptions and recommends practical solutions for providing client-centred care.
This handout from the Canadian Research Network for Care in the Community provides an overview of why it is important to focus on diversity in informal caregiving, strategies to address the challenges and a listing of available supports.
This assessment tool includes both French and English and was designed to raise a doctor's suspicion about elder abuse to a level at which it might be reasonable to propose a referral for further evaluation by social services and other professionals. Last reviewed May 2017.
Frailty renders older individuals more prone to adverse health outcomes. Little has been reported about the transitions between the different frailty states. We attempted to examine the rate of these transitions and their associated factors.