Jointly – The Care Coordination App – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Jointly – The Care Coordination App – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Designed by Carers UK in consultation with actual caregivers, Jointly is a mobile and online app that brings together key features in a single tool, making caring easier, less stressful and more organized. Some of the features included are: One central place to store and share important information about the person you are looking after … Continue reading

How Much Long-Term Care do Adult Children Provide? – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

How Much Long-Term Care do Adult Children Provide? – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

As people age and their health starts to deteriorate, their need for help in daily life increases. Cost concerns and personal preferences lead many people to turn to informal care from family members, particularly children. While formal care has a clear monetary cost, the burdens of informal care are harder to pin down. This brief, … Continue reading

Updated: Current Perspectives in the literature on Family Involvement in Long-Term Care

“Family Involvement in Long-Term Care”, from the J.W. Crane Memorial Library’s Current Perspectives series, has been updated with information on new articles, books, videos and web resources. It can be accessed here: http://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/family-longtermcare Current Perspectives consists of selected articles from the current journal literature, focusing on systematic reviews, best practices and innovative approaches to encourage excellence … Continue reading

Young Carers Program – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The Young Carers Project, in partnership with the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP), engaged in a joint research/knowledge translation project to: Identify the needs of young carers in the community Create resources that will help them meet their needs and manage in their roles Help community agencies understand how they can better support … Continue reading

New Videos on Dementia Caregiving – Teepa Snow

teepa2Dementia does not rob someone of their dignity, it’s our reaction to them that does Teepa Snow Teepa Snow’s videos are now available at the University of Manitoba! Teepa Snow is a dementia-care education specialist with a background in occupational therapy and 30 years of clinical experience. Teepa uses multi-modal learning to help people build … Continue reading