Award Date: 2019
Project Lead(s): Carrie Bourassa
Project Title: Community-based respite care: Training caregivers and family to provide in-home care for Indigenous older adults living with dementia
This project aims to develop a toolkit for caregivers of people living with dementia and their families to improve care of seniors and relieve caregiver stress by increasing their access to resources and supports. The toolkit will consist of training modules to help guide caregivers and their family members through the stages of dementia to understand strategies for care, resources available to caregivers, links to caregiver training videos, and resources specific to Indigenous cultures and communities.