Caring for a person living with dementia can be overwhelming

Caring for a person living with dementia can be overwhelming

Enhancing Care for Ontario Care Partners

Our clinical services and group programs help care partners manage the day-to-day care of the person living with dementia, reduce emotional stress and burden, and improve their ability to cope with the demands of caregiving.

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Care Partner Programs

In-person and online clinical services and group programs.

Partners and Program Locations for Enhancing Care

Enhancing Care Program Partners and Locations

Programs offered in over 40 communities across Ontario.
Education resources for Enhnacing Care Program

Resources for Care Partners

Award winning tip sheets, training and coaching videos, and interactive app.

Provincial Enhancing Care Program Team

The Enhancing Care Program Team is committed to providing high-quality care partner and patient-centred care. We have a team of over 25 health care professionals supporting the Enhancing Care Program across Ontario.

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News and Program Events

Use of Video vs. Phone, Communication Challenges with Contact Restrictions | Caregiver Check-In in COVID-19

Use of Video vs. Phone, Communication Challenges with Contact Restrictions | Caregiver Check-In in COVID-19

Should I use a video communications tool like Facetime or Zoom or the phone when I’m trying to connect with my family member with dementia from a distance, in the midst of contact restrictions imposed on us by the COVID-19 pandemic? This was one of the most resonant and emotionally charged questions raised by family caregivers and discussed with Dr. Sadavoy and other caregivers in attendance at our 2nd Caregiver Check-In event, held on May 14th.

Managing Caregiver Isolation during COVID-19

Managing Caregiver Isolation during COVID-19

Many people who care for a family member with dementia are accustomed to feeling isolated in their experience; of being the only one who knows what they are going through. COVID-19 adds a new layer onto the isolation that care partners may already be feeling. Responding to concerns shared by family caregivers in our Caregiver Check-In live online event, Dr. Sadavoy provides insight, perspective and some strategies for managing isolation.

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