August 2007

By: Audrey Miller MSW, RSW, CCRC, CCLCP Solutions Magazine Summer 2007 One in four working Canadians experiences high levels of caregiver strain. Four types of caregiver strain resulting from stress have been defined: emotional (depression, anxiety, emotional exhaustion) physical, financial, and family strain. Caregiver strain has been positively associated with absenteeism due to elder care […]

By: Donna Lero Canadian Healthcare Manager Vol. 14:4; August 2007 While our workforce is aging, employees today are dealing with the stress of being caregivers to aging family members, spouses and partners, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren, extended family and at times, co-workers. In the future, even more employees will be involved with providing care and support […]