Award Date: 2019
Project Lead(s): Elaine Kohn, Social Worker
Project Title: Increasing Self-Care Behaviours in Family Caregivers with a Rewards-based Health Behaviour Change System (BestLifeRewarded Innovations)
This project partners Baycrest social workers with BestLifeRewarded system to support adherence of self-care behaviours of family caregivers, especially of people living with dementia. The goal is to assess its uptake and efficacy. Caregivers that utilize this program are expected to have an increase in self-care behaviours, leading to better outcomes for themselves and their care recipients.