Post by Blossom/Jackie W. on Sept 18, 2008 6:22:12 GMT -5
Another Tool for Caregivers has started by the VON. There's many people in Canada who rely on their services right across Canada.
"Caregiver Connect Media Launch Today, VON Canada (Victorian Order of Nurses) launched a groundbreaking new tool for Canada’s nearly three million caregivers: “Caregiver Connect…from Caring to Sharing/De l’entraide au partage…aidants en réseau.”
Am I a Caregiver? You are a caregiver, if you provide assistance with:
Personal Care: dressing, bathing, eating. Household Work: house cleaning, shopping/errands, preparing meals, yard work. Coordination of Care: transportation, making appointments, arranging services, visiting. Support: phone check-in, supervision, emotional support. Nursing Care: medication, changing dressings.