Supporting Informal Caregivers—The Heart of Home Care

AuteurCanadian Institute of Health Information

The first of two related studies released in 2010 by Canadian Institute for Health Information. "Supporting Informal Caregivers—The Heart of Home Care" looked at more than 130,000 seniors (age 65 and older), including many with complex health conditions, who received publicly funded long-term home care in 2007–2008, and found that one in six informal care providers are in distress. For further info contact:

Also see related study - "Caring for Seniors With Alzheimer's Disease and Other Forms of Dementia"

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