Resources

Below you will find a variety of resources related to supporting caregivers, including the Promising Practices and Indicators for Caregiver Education and Support Report and Guide.

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One Page Summary

With funding from Echo: Improving Women’s Health in Ontario, Saint Elizabeth researchers identified 5 promising practices and 20 indicators of effective caregiver education and supports programs. This one-page summary provides a brief overview of the project.

Promising Practices and Indicators for Caregiver Education and Support

This twenty-page project report summarizes the project approach, findings, and recommendations.

A Guide to Promising Practices and Indicators

This guide provides additional information on the promising practices and indicators, including what caregivers and providers of caregiver education and support programs told us that led to the development of the indicators and examples of the indicators in practice.

I’m Still Here DVD

I'm Still Here, a powerful research-based play developed in partnership with researchers Dr. Gail Mitchell and Dr. Christine Jonas-Simpson, and playwright Vrenia Ivonoffski (ACT II STUDIO, Ryerson University), captures important aspects of, and deepens understanding about, the dementia journey from the perspective of persons living with dementia and their family partners in care. For more information and to order, please visit http://www.marep.uwaterloo.ca/products/still.html

By Us For Us Guides

The By Us For Us© Guides are a series of guides created by a group of talented and passionate persons with dementia and/or partners in care. The guides are designed to equip persons with dementia with the necessary tools to enhance their well being and manage daily challenges. What makes these guides particularly useful is that they are created By persons with dementia and/or partners in care, For persons with dementia and/or partners in care. Please visit the MAREP website to access these guides: http://www.marep.uwaterloo.ca/products/bufu.html

Living with Dementia: Resources for Living Well Web Tool

The intent of the Living with Dementia: Resources for Living Well web tool is to provide information and resources to persons with dementia and their family partners in care – information and resources that will help enable those newly diagnosed with dementia and their families to have the necessary information to live well and help prepare for the road ahead. Everything is collected in one place, so your search for current and reliable information is easy. Please visit: http://livingwithdementia.uwaterloo.ca/

 
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