Impact of Caregiving

How much of an impact have caregiving responsibilities had on a caregiver’s personal mental/emotional health?

See how caregivers responded by exploring the charts below. Or, select from the options to compare results within each category – region, age, young children at home, and health condition.

 

How much of an impact have caregiving responsibilities had on a caregiver’s personal mental/emotional health?

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Strongly positive impact
Somewhat positive impact
No impact
Somewhat negative impact
Strongly negative impact
Not applicable

Total
Total of all respondents (800)

 
 

Spotlight on Caregivers 2018

To better understand the experience of family caregivers in Ontario, we asked 800 caregivers questions about their role within the healthcare system, the type of tasks they are engaged in, the time and financial commitment required, and the impact caregiving as had on their lives.

Please read the Spotlight on Caregivers report to better understand the experience, profile and needs of family caregivers in Ontario.

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