There are a number of publications and resources available to help you support caregivers. For a list of programs and services, please visit our links page (link to page).
The Caregiver Toolkit: This Canadian website provides information on various caregiver assessment tools, offers a “Caregiver Lens” to evaluate programs and provides some useful links.
Discovery Toolkit – Supporting Family Caregivers of Seniors: 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 that was held in April 2014.
Service Provider Guide Understanding Caregivers: Short guide that explores caregiver stress, burnout and elder abuse, and provides practical tips to support caregivers in your practice. Developed by the Government of Alberta in partnership with Caregivers Alberta.
Seven Tips for Supporting Caregivers: Tip sheet outlining simple actions and common resources to support caregivers. Produced by Caregivers Alberta.
Connecting with Caregivers Webinar- May 2016: Debra Paches, RN is joined by two caregivers to discuss how professionals can better support caregivers.