In Alberta, 1 in 4 are family caregivers.
Caregivers play a vital role in the healthcare system. Research shows that supporting family caregivers in maintaining their own health and well-being allows them to better care for their loved ones.
In this presentation, Dr. Jasneet Parmar, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta provides an overview of :
- The importance of supporting family caregivers
- Competencies that Licensed Practical Nurses can apply to support caregivers
- Education opportunities for LPNs to become caregiver-centered care champions