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Desire2Learn

Caregiving Strategies

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Overview

This course focuses on improving your skills, knowledge, and confidence as a family member or friend caring for a person living with frailty.

Course content explores your own self-care and topics associated with frailty. Research evidence suggests that applying strategies associated with these topics can support health, well-being, and improved quality of life.

This course offers diverse learning materials, relevant readings, videos, engaging activities, and opportunities to connect with other caregivers through moderated, online discussion groups.

Together, caregivers and health care professionals co-designed this course based on real-life experiences and expertise.

 

Syllabus

Introduction: Let's Get Started

Module 1 – Caring for the Caregiver

Module 2 – Pain

Module 3 – Staying Active

Module 4 – Nutrition and Bladder Health

Module 5 - Medication Management

Module 6 - Changes in Thinking and Behaviour (Delirium)

Module 7 - Social Engagement

Module 8 – Bringing it all Together

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