Benefits

Benefits of Using the Caregiver Policy Lens:

  • Policies and programs that integrate and reflect caregivers’ values and concerns
  • Consistent approach to policy development and evaluation that facilitates:
    • Integration between disciplines, jurisdictions and departments working together on policy and programs affecting caregivers
    • Information sharing regarding policies and programs that affect caregivers
    • Increased sensitivity to issues affecting caregivers
    • Partnerships in identifying and meeting the needs of Canadian caregivers
    • Less duplication and fewer gaps
    • A society that values and supports caregiving