Professional caregivers

Professional caregivers

Caring for nurses in public health emergencies: enhancing capacity for gender-based support mechanisms in emergency preparedness planning

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English
Translated Title: 
Appui au personnel infirmier dans les cas d’urgence en santé publique : améliorer les possibilités d’offrir des mécanismes de soutien fondés sur les rapports entre les sexes dans le contexte de la planification des mesures d’urgence
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Carol Amaratunga
Michelle Carter
Tracey O’Sullivan
Patricia Thille
Karen Phillips
Ron Saunders
Publisher: 
Canadian Policy Research Networks
Publication Date: 
2008

Summarizes a research project examining how to best deal with public health crises by identifying how we can better support health care workers during those crises.

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Available online.
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Priorities for caregivers: executive summary

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Resource Language: 
English
Translated Title: 
Sommaire : priorités en matière de prestation des soins non rénumerée
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Brigitte Neumann
Carolina Crewe
Barbara Clow
Carol Amaratunga
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health
Publication Date: 
July 2007
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Summarizes the findings of The Healthy Balance Research Program that studied caregiving in Nova Scotia, and found that supports and services for caregivers are urgently needed that are accessible, equitable and flexible enough to respond to the wide diversity of needs among caregivers.

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online.

VON Canada / VON Caregiver-Connect.ca

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Clinical or health care services

Forms a national health care organization that delivers home nursing, health promotion, support and other services.
VON has revitalized its caregiver bilingual website.  Go to www.caregiver-connect.ca.  The site is dedicated to providing more answers, quickly and easily, to family caregivers, to better support them in their vital caregiving role.

Primary Telephone: 
613-233-5694
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
national@von.ca
Fax Number: 
613-233-9518
Street Address: 
110 Argyle Ave
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 1B4
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