The Service Provider Resource Guide is a practical support tool designed to increase service providers’ capacity to address caregivers’ needs across Canada. This resource is a practical, easy to use and evidence based, containing: 1) a review of assessment tools; 2) evidence-based interventions in caregiver support; 3) issues to consider in case management. If you would like to download a copy of the complete Service Provider Resource Guide, please click here.
Benefits of Using the Service Provider Resource Guide
- Practical evidence-based knowledge and tools to enable provision of appropriate support to caregivers
- Service provision that integrates and reflects caregivers’ values and concerns
- Increased understanding how caregivers’ experiences are shaped through a systems perspective (the interplay between policy development, service provision and caregivers’ lived experiences)
- Increased understanding for service providers regarding self-care, thereby minimizing burnout and ethical distress
When to use the Service Provider Resource Guide
The Service Provider Resource Guide is designed to be used at any time by those interested in providing appropriate services and care to caregivers. It can be used by an individual or a group to better understand how the provision of services impacts the well-being of caregivers. The purpose of the Service Provider Resource Guide is to facilitate immediate, intermediate, and long-term interventions to promote service provision that supports caregivers, making it effective at any point in your relationship with a caregiver.