Caregivers: Services and Information for Carers Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-05
Summary: Archive of published articles and documents from the Disabled World Carers - Caregivers category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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Carers - Caregivers Publications - (70 Articles)
Changes Challenges and Choices - Caring for a Disabled Family Member
Kathleen M. Cleaver writes regarding the changes and challenges of unexpected lifestyle changes and choices that need to be made.
Publish Date: 2022-05-08
Yelp Reviews of Nursing Homes Tend to Focus on Staff Attitudes and Responsiveness
University of Southern California study finds Yelp reviews of nursing homes tend to focus more on staff attitudes, staff responsiveness and the physical facility itself than government reviews.
Publish Date: 2018-04-26
Palliative Care Findings on Caregiver Depression, LGBT Partners, Moral Distress
Major findings from the latest research on hospital palliative care according to study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, an official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Publish Date: 2018-02-20
Caregiving by Family Members and Other Unpaid Individuals
Researchers examine characteristics of unpaid caregivers and note health-related tasks caregivers provided, and how caregiving affected care providers.
Publish Date: 2017-06-15 - Updated: 2021-03-13
Film Highlights Absurdity of 15 Minute U.K. Care Visits
Satirical film starring Claire Sweeney highlights the indignity suffered by thousands of elderly people because of 15 minute care visits.
Publish Date: 2017-04-12 - Updated: 2018-04-30
Delays in California Caregiver Payments Hearing
For years, California state has been hearing complaints that carers state-issued paychecks are often delayed for days or weeks in the In Home Support System.
Publish Date: 2016-10-31 - Updated: 2016-11-06
Report Reveals Distress, Anger, Depression and Burnout Among Family Carers
Health Quality Ontario report finds distress, anger, depression and burnout growing among family members and friends looking after home care patients.
Publish Date: 2016-04-08 - Updated: 2019-12-27
Home Care: LGBTQ People Often Invisible
Study reveals LGBTQ communities face barriers to finding high quality home care that meet their unique needs.
Publish Date: 2016-03-01 - Updated: 2021-06-19
Family Caregivers and Employer Compassion
Employers are finding themselves wanting to express compassion while simultaneously maintaining a productive workplace.
Publish Date: 2016-02-23 - Updated: 2019-06-03
Carebots: Family Care and Personal Assistance
Information regarding the use of CareBots as an automated caregiver system for the elderly and people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2015-11-26 - Updated: 2021-07-16
Who Mothers Mommy? Phenomenological Experience of Motherhood
New research shows the critical role relationships have in keeping a mother happy, healthy and able to give of herself.
Publish Date: 2015-11-04 - Updated: 2020-08-31
Help for Family Caregivers as NY Governor Signs CARE Act
N.Y. CARE Act will help New Yorkers when their loved ones go into the hospital and as they transition back home.
Publish Date: 2015-10-27
Long Distance Caregiver Commuting Tips
Amy Goyer shares insights into meeting the challenges of long-distance caregiving.
Publish Date: 2014-11-11 - Updated: 2020-11-27
Pope Francis Puts Spotlight on Senior Neglect
Remarks by Pope Francis came on the heels of a new survey showing self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that often goes unreported.
Publish Date: 2014-10-01 - Updated: 2021-05-11
Family Caregivers Overwhelmed by Caregiving Responsibilities
An estimated 4.1 million family caregivers provide the equivalent of $32 billion of care annually in New York state.
Publish Date: 2014-09-29 - Updated: 2016-04-08
Daughters Provide Majority of Parent Care - Sons Do Little as Possible
Study reveals women appear to provide as much elderly parent care as they can, while men contribute as little as possible.
Publish Date: 2014-08-19 - Updated: 2021-11-15
Home Health Care Safety and Awareness Issues
Information on important safety issues for home healthcare workers as well as safety guidelines for patients receiving home care.
Publish Date: 2013-09-09 - Updated: 2021-08-27
Patient Abuse: A Caregiver Perspective
People with Alzheimer's are among those who are most vulnerable to abuse by those who are closest to them, often times people who have received little to no training in how to provide care.
Publish Date: 2012-06-21 - Updated: 2021-08-31
Challenges and Solutions of Caregiving
Providing care for others can be stressful and has the potential to contribute to depression and serious illness.
Publish Date: 2012-06-08 - Updated: 2021-09-04
Home Care Concerns: Providing Care at Home
Costs of providing care in a persons own home and community are much lower than providing the same quality of care in an institution.
Publish Date: 2012-05-03 - Updated: 2021-09-15
House Vote to Repeal CLASS Ignores Needs of Seniors, Families and Caregivers
US House of Representatives voted to repeal CLASS program without offering alternative to address growing long term care crisis among middle class Americans.
Publish Date: 2012-02-06
Most People Will Need Long-Term Care at Some Stage
Long-term care encompasses the support services people might need when they struggle with disability or chronic disease.
Publish Date: 2011-11-21 - Updated: 2022-06-02
How to Choose a Home Health Aide
Information on how to choose a home health aide, homemaker, or personal care assistant, before making a hiring decision.
Publish Date: 2011-10-23 - Updated: 2021-12-11
Prevent Family Clashes When Caring for a Family Member
Controversies and court fights involving aging parents will rapidly grow in direct proportion to the aging U.S. population.
Publish Date: 2011-08-22
Caring for Elderly Relatives in Britain
Three quarters of Brits would rather take on the burden of caring for elderly relatives then put them into a home.
Publish Date: 2011-08-16 - Updated: 2022-01-14
Families Overestimate Cost for Senior Care
Home Instead Senior Care study shows many people do not know how affordable home care can be as many overestimated cost by more than $6 an hour.
Publish Date: 2011-08-11
U.S. Family Caregiving Valued at $450 Billion
A new report by AARP Public Policy Institute found the economic value of unpaid care reached an estimated $450 billion.
Publish Date: 2011-07-18 - Updated: 2022-02-08
Assisted Living: Best Practices Revealed
The Caring Checklist, compiled by Caring.com's seasoned experts, includes critical considerations for evaluating assisted living facilities.
Publish Date: 2011-06-10 - Updated: 2022-03-11
Family Caregiver Training - VA Partners with Easter Seals
Partnership to provide comprehensive Caregiver Training to Family Caregivers of eligible post-9/11 Veterans.
Publish Date: 2011-05-11
Depression and Burden Affects Caregivers of Those with Sensory Impairment
When a person experiences impairment or declining health, caregiving typically falls to a family member.
Publish Date: 2011-02-13
Family Caregivers Face Financial Problems, Stress and Work Issues
Majority of caregivers are impacted by the financial and emotional costs of caring for their loved ones.
Publish Date: 2011-02-03
Seniors Can Benefit From Congregate Living
Seniors in congregate living situations like assisted living or retirement communities experience greater subjective well-being.
Publish Date: 2011-02-01
Flagler County In-home Care - Caring for the Elderly
Always Best Care of Flagler County employs professionals who excel in giving quality care with compassion and respect.
Publish Date: 2010-11-21
Family Caregiving: Facts and Myths
Americans significantly underestimate the impact that a family member long term care needs could have on their own lives.
Publish Date: 2010-11-02 - Updated: 2020-11-08
Carers Advisory Council to Look at Issues Faced by Young Carers
New Carers Advisory Council will consider how young carers can be better supported and engaged.
Publish Date: 2010-10-25
Caring Hands Support Program for Carers - Ireland
Caring Hands is a support program for carers of people with arthritis in Ireland.
Publish Date: 2010-10-22
60% of Women Don't Know How They'll Pay for Long-Term Care Needs
Long-term care is a combination of elements that enable us to live as well as possible how and where we want.
Publish Date: 2010-10-12
Fact Sheets Highlighting Critical Issues on Long-Term Care
The SCAN Foundation Series of National Fact Sheets Highlighting Critical Issues on Long-Term Care.
Publish Date: 2010-09-16
Detecting Depression in Caretakers of Mentally Ill Adults
Each of the DCSs questions targets a symptom of depression and measures negative thinking.
Publish Date: 2010-08-16
On-the-job Injuries Hurt Home Health Care Industry
Cutting back on home health aide training increases employees injury risk and turnover intentions incurring more costs.
Publish Date: 2010-08-09
Tips for Caregivers Searching for Information
Caregivers learning how to navigate the system on behalf of their parents, grandparents and others.
Publish Date: 2010-08-02
Who Will Take Care of 71.5 Million Baby Boomers
Generation X baby boomers those born in the U.S between 1946 and 1964 are fast approaching retirement age.
Publish Date: 2010-07-22
Patient Advocacy Leads to Better Quality of Life
Connection between empowering patients with information support and improved access to best available care.
Publish Date: 2010-06-14
Recognition for UK Caregivers During Carers Week
Understanding and support for UK carers who provide vital care for their families friends and communities.
Publish Date: 2010-06-14
Cost of U.S. Home Health Care
Chart of average home health care prices in America listed by state of residence.
Publish Date: 2010-06-13 - Updated: 2017-08-10
Family Carers Share Illness Experience of Dying Patients
Carers felt run down and were sharing the illness especially as time went on and death approached.
Publish Date: 2010-06-11
Residential Care Home Workers Need More Training to Give Seniors a Home for Life
Carers working in residential homes need funding and support to upskill to ensure more older people have a home for life.
Publish Date: 2010-05-24
Family Caregiving can be Stressful and Isolating
Intervention programs are expensive and many organizations can not offer programs or can reach only a small subset of stressed caregivers.
Publish Date: 2010-04-22
CareRunner Caregiving Website Launched
CareRunner website designed to provide non-professional caregivers with online tools information and support.
Publish Date: 2009-10-22
Rally in Oakland Against Cuts in IHSS Program
Home-care providers rally at Federal Courthouse in Oakland to prevent low-income seniors and disabled losing critical in home care services.
Publish Date: 2009-10-19
Australia Acknowledges Carers during Carer's Week
Australia acknowledges and supports the good work done by caregivers during carers week 2009.
Publish Date: 2009-10-15
Home Health Care Report
More than 105000 patients treated by almost 900 agencies nationwide provide perspectives on their care for the annual Home Care Pulse Report.
Publish Date: 2009-10-09 - Updated: 2012-03-14
Injury and Hazards in Home Nursing
Injury and hazards in home health care nursing are a growing concern.
Publish Date: 2009-10-07 - Updated: 2010-07-09
Chronic Pain in Nursing Home Residents Underestimated
Relatives and healthcare staff find it hard to diagnose pain levels in nursing home residents accurately.
Publish Date: 2009-09-17 - Updated: 2016-05-20
Needs of Unpaid Caregivers of People with Diabetes
Better understanding the daily needs and struggles of unpaid caregivers of people with diabetes.
Publish Date: 2009-08-18
Providing Home Assistance to Seniors
Senior assistance to help Seniors stay in their homes and keep them involved in social activities without taking away their independence.
Publish Date: 2009-08-16 - Updated: 2014-03-14
Caregiver Coalition Commends Government for Allowance to Aid Caregivers
Allowance of $400 a month to family caregivers helping relieve financial toll incurred when families undertake to care for people at home.
Publish Date: 2009-08-14
Certified Nursing Assistant Code of Ethics
An article presenting an outline of the Certified Nursing Assistant Code of Ethics.
Publish Date: 2009-07-21 - Updated: 2019-12-16
Alliance Joins MADIL the State's Online Elder, Disability Info Database
Massachusetts aging and disability information locator taps alliance as home care source.
Publish Date: 2009-06-03 - Updated: 2015-11-18
Family Caregivers Contribute $25 billion in Unpaid Labor to the Health Care System
The imputed economic contribution to the Canadian healthcare system of middle-aged and older unpaid caregivers providing care to the elderly.
Publish Date: 2009-04-14
Find a Qualified Reliable Caregiver
Information and references for finding a qualified and reliable caregiver for seniors children and persons with a disability or health condition.
Publish Date: 2009-04-03 - Updated: 2011-05-30
Caregivers Not Receiving Help They Need
Caregivers of children with special health care needs often do not get the respite care they need.
Publish Date: 2009-02-12 - Updated: 2016-04-02
Choosing a Home Health Care Service
How to choose a home health care services that provides help with errands and chores to skilled medical care from nurses and therapists.
Publish Date: 2009-02-08 - Updated: 2010-11-13
Medication and Care for Alzheimer Patients
Caregiving tips for Alzheimer patients who suffer from anxiety when exposed to noise or larger number of people.
Publish Date: 2009-01-27
Abuse to People with Dementia by Family Carers Common
Half of family carers of people with dementia report abusive behavior towards person they are caring for one third report significant levels of abuse.
Publish Date: 2009-01-23 - Updated: 2010-09-28
Research shows many of us are more comfortable with the term family caregiver as it implies emotional connection between care giver and care receiver.
Publish Date: 2008-12-27 - Updated: 2009-02-03
Home Care Training for Caregivers
An increasing number of caregivers are taking care of an elderly parent or someone in the family who is disabled.
Publish Date: 2008-12-27 - Updated: 2013-06-16
Caregivers that Provide End of Life Care Need Support
The daily demands of caregiving for someone nearing the end of life can be emotionally and physically draining for caregivers.
Publish Date: 2008-12-27 - Updated: 2010-06-25
Safety Tips For Caregivers
Safety tips for caregivers to know the hazards around the home and how to take the necessary precautions.
Publish Date: 2008-12-27 - Updated: 2012-09-21
Hiring Caregivers for Seniors and Disabled
Hints and tips including things to look for when hiring a caregiver for a family member.
Publish Date: 2008-12-09 - Updated: 2010-03-18
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