Caregiver Resoures

To learn more about any of our programs and services, please contact us at 613-692-4697 or email info@rosss.ca

LHIN: Local Health Integrated Network

Local Health Integrated Network provides coordinated access to contracted nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech language therapy, social work, dietetic services, pharmacy services, personal support, and homemaking services. http://champlainlhin.on.ca

The Dementia Society

Provides support for persons with dementia, their caregivers and their families. Care Coaches are assigned to help navigate the care system, complete assessments and create care plans, and provide education and training on dementia. The Dementia Society offers many programs to help the person with dementia as well as their caregivers. https://dementiahelp.ca/

Care Teams

Created by patients and clinicians, a digital health platform that links the patient, family and health professionals together to create a health team. Provides virtual care coordination and collaboration within and between health organizations, including the patient and the community. https://careteam.tech/

Trualta

A personalized, skill-based training platform for family members caring for aging loved ones living at home. Watch short educational videos to learn practical skills and gather information to help you in your caregiving role. Please contact our office 613-692-4697 or email info@rosss.ca to be invited to join this platform. https://www.trualta.com/

Youtube

Videos Teepa Snow Teepa’s “Positive Approach to Care” offers training, connection and education for all living or working with dementia to improve quality of life. Teepa has many videos that addresses the challenges of caregiving and provides practical tips and tricks to aide you in your caregiving role. You can find these videos available on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/user/teepasnow

Interesting Articles and Websites

Our friends at Elderspark.com shared the following list of interesting articles and resources for you.

10 Things to Consider Before Becoming Your Parent’s Caregiver
https://www.araglegal.com/individuals/learning-center/topics/caring-for-others/ten-things-to-consider-as-parents-caregiver

Preventing Caregiver Burnout
https://www.thiscaringhome.org/preventing-caregiver-burnout/

Caring for a Senior With Alzheimer’s At Home: Tips & Strategies
https://www.agingcare.com/articles/alzheimers-disease-care-at-home-139990.htm

Interviewing Private Caregivers for Your Home Care Job
https://www.carepathways.com/articles/interviewing-private-caregivers-for-your-home-care-job.cfm

When Is It Time to Put a Loved One in a Retirement Home?
https://modernretirement.org/when-is-it-time-to-put-a-loved-one-in-a-retirement-home/

Financial Support for Caregivers: The Ultimate Guide to Home Care Costs, Financial Aid, and Financial Planning for Caregivers
https://www.seniorlink.com/blog/financial-support-for-caregivers-the-ultimate-guide-to-home-care-costs-financial-aid-and-financial-planning-for-caregivers