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Connecting the Dots for Caregivers is asking all healthcare and service provider organizations in Huron Perth to join us in a community-wide pledge to support family caregivers by implementing the Time to Talk Toolkit. 

A caregiver is a family member, friend, or neighbour who provides personal, social, psychological and physical support, assistance and care for a family member or friend in need. 

The role is 24-hours, seven days a week and it is known to have far reaching impacts on a caregiver’s physical and mental health, their ability to work, their personal finances and their relationships with family and friends.

Caregivers are tired and frustrated. Caregivers need our help.

Connecting the Dots for Caregivers is working to improve the caregiver experience. Together, with family caregivers and health care providers, we created the Time to Talk Toolkit.   

The toolkit includes posters, a brochure, an e-Learning video and other information that explains the challenges family caregivers face in their role. It provides information that will help your staff in their interactions with family caregivers. 

The toolkit is easy to use and healthcare and service provider agencies who are already using it say it’s making a difference.

We hope you’ll join us and take the pledge to make family caregivers a priority. The toolkit will be made available after the events.

Click here for a PDF version of our flyer

You can also register using the links below:

November 20, 2018 - Huron

November 22, 2018 - Perth

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It's been almost a year since Connecting the Dots for Caregivers first set out to talk to caregivers across Huron Perth. We've come so far since those first meetings! 

Click here to read this month's newsletter for an update on the project and a great article from Pauline Linton, a healthcare provider, who reflects on her experience on co-design team one and how it’s changed her practice. 

The Change Foundation - Changing CARE
Changing the debate, the practice, and the healthcare experience in Ontario...  
Supporting Family Caregivers
Smoothing transitions for family caregivers...  
Regular project updates and event information...  
Contact Us
Find out more about the project and how you can be involved as a caregiver and/or provider...  
Frequently Asked Questions
What you need to know about this exciting initiative...  
Caregiver Volunteer Opportunities
Find out how you can be involved with the Connecting the Dots for Caregivers project as a family caregiver...  
Healthcare Provider Opportunities
Find out how you can be involved with the Connecting the Dots for Caregivers project as a healthcare provider...