Family Caregivers

Lessons from CHANGING CARE

Now that we’re more than a year into Changing CARE, it’s the ideal time for us to stop and reflect on the collective path we’ve taken so far, and release our learnings on the engagement phase of co-design.

Making Privacy and Consent Rules Work for Family Caregivers

In 2015-16, we engaged with family caregivers, and health and community care providers across Ontario through our Caring Experience initiative, to understand the breadth and depth of caregiving in Ontario from both perspectives. Family caregivers told us: They want more formal recognition of, and respect for, their caregiving role, and in some cases, they want More >

Announcing four partnerships ready to start Changing CARE

Today The Change Foundation is excited to announce four community partnerships poised to make positive impacts on the experience and interaction family caregivers have with Ontario’s health care system. Through Changing CARE, partnerships in London, Huron and Perth counties, Cornwall and Toronto will develop local supports, programs, and/or resources that address four thematic needs identified More >

Stories Shared, Voices Heard: Ontario’s Family Caregivers

When we launched our strategic plan Out of the Shadows and Into the Circle, bringing a new focus to the role of family caregivers in the health care system, we wanted to listen and learn from family caregivers as well as frontline health care providers. To do that effectively, we created The Caring Experience project. The Caring More >

Stories Shared, Voices Heard: Ontario’s Healthcare Providers

When we launched our strategic plan Out of the Shadows and Into the Circle, bringing a new focus to the role of family caregivers in the health care system, we wanted to listen and learn from family caregivers as well as frontline health care providers. To do that effectively, we created The Caring Experience project. The Caring More >

Six young carers share their stories

Picture this: A filmmaking workshop with a group of youth from 10 – 18 years old. Each one was there to make a video about them, and they played the role of writer, editor, videographer, photographer, and everything in between. You can imagine the instant silliness and fun that explodes when they are given cameras, More >

Be part of Changing CARE! Expression of Interest materials now available

Are you part of an Ontario health care delivery/service organization that wants to improve the health system for patients and families? Is there an opportunity in your community that could have huge impacts for Ontario’s health quality? Interested in working with local family caregivers and community partners to make it happen? If you answered yes More >

WHAT’S BEING SAID

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