Search Resources (English): Caregivers

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Gender and the costs of palliative caregiving for people with HIV/AIDS

Examines the issues confronting palliative caregivers of people with AIDS.

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Published: 2006
Labour process change: women's paid home care work in Saskatoon

Examines how the work lives and health of paid home care practitioners were affected by restructuring strategies implemented by the Saskatoon District Health Home Care.

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Published: 2002
Women's caring work in the context of Manitoba health reform

Examines the impact of health care reform on paid and unpaid caregivers in Manitoba, as well as public perceptions of the quality of health care in the context of sweeping reform.

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Published: 2001
The caring game

Presents a workshop kit designed to enhance sensitivity and understanding of caring as it relates to those receiving in-home long-term care. Uses an engaging board game format to give people a unique understanding of caring, and a view of life that often remains hidden behind closed doors. Addresses various disabilities, issues of diversity, and elder abuse. Includes a step-by-step manual for facilitators, which will ensure successful in-house training for years to come.

Published: 2001
Trafficking in women in Canada: a critical analysis of the legal framework governing immigrant live-in caregivers and mail order

Analyses the legal framework governing the hiring of immigrant live-in caregivers and the legal status of mail-order brides who immigrate to Canada with a spousal or fiancée visa.

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Published: 2000
Human resource issues in home care in Canada: a policy perspective

Raises concerns over the isolated work settings, shared responsibilities for care with family members, and the fact that home care remains one of the lowest paid for occupations at this skill level.

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Published: 1999
Disability-related support arrangements, policy options and implications for women's equality

Examines equality issues with respect to women with disabilities and the women who provide support to them.

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Published: 2001
Satisfied workers, retained workers: effects of work and work environment on homecare workers' job satisfaction, stress, physica
Examines the effects of work and work environments on homecare workers' emotional, mental, and physical health and intention to leave their workplaces. (See Details)
Published: 2005
The impact of health care reform on women caregivers: issues of gender equity and respect for diversity
Highlights a number of unexpected consequences of health and social service policies that were developed without consideration for their impact on women caregivers.
In need of a healthy balance: Poor health and economic insecurity are realities for female unpaid caregivers
Discusses how the critical care of female caregivers is invisible, lacking the financial, social and program support to prevent unpaid caregivers from depleting their own health and financial resources. (See Details)
Published: Spring/Summer 2007