Case Management

Caregiver Best PraDISCOVERY TOOLKIT FOR Supporting Family Caregivers of Seniors: Improving Care and Caregiver Outcomes

This toolkit is for healthcare providers and various stakeholders who support family caregivers. The toolkit contains tools for learning and discussion: summaries, slide presentations, handouts, and suggested resources. The tools are based on the proceedings and products of a conference entitled Supporting Family Caregivers of Seniors: Improving Care and Caregiver Outcomes, held in April 2014.This toolkit is for healthcare providers and various stakeholders who support family caregivers. The toolkit contains tools for learning and discussion: summaries, slide presentations, handouts, and suggested resources. The tools are based on the proceedings and products of a conference entitled Supporting Family Caregivers of Seniors: Improving Care and Caregiver Outcomes, held in April 2014.

https://www.covenanthealth.ca/media/121957/discovery-toolkit-supporting-family-caregivers-of-seniors-web.pdf

The C.A.R.E. Tool: Examining the Role of Caregiver Assessment in Health Promotion of Older Spousal Caregivers. Mount Saint Vincent University.

This discussion paper focuses on the caregiving experience of older spouses as caregiving demands for this population may be different and particularly burdensome if relief is not available. In addition to reviewing the literature on older spousal caregivers, the paper examines the strengths and limitations of the C.A.R.E. Tool in promoting and maintaining the health and well-being of older spousal caregivers. The C.A.R.E. Tool is a psycho-social assessment instrument designed by the authors for use by home-care practitioners. Specifically, the objectives of this paper are:

  • To research and review the literature on caregiver assessment and its relationship to health promotion.
  • To examine the literature with an emphasis on the role of assessment in maintaining the health and well-being of older spousal caregivers.
  • To review existing data of C.A.R.E. Tool assessments to understand in what ways the Tool may promote spousal caregiver health and well-being.

http://www.msvu.ca/site/media/msvu/OlderSpousalCaregiving_2008.pdf

Implementing Case Management as a Strategy for Systems Integration. The Canadian Home Care Association.

A report exploring five how the implementation of five essential steps home care programs can be move to a more proactive, results oriented approach to case management and chronic disease management.  Steps include how to maximize client wellness and autonomy through advocacy, communication, education, identification of and access to necessary resources and service coordination.

http://www.cdnhomecare.ca/media.php?mid=2176

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