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January 2015
Jan 5, 2015 10:26 AM

Are you or do you know of an unpaid caregiver? Did you know that a caregiver goes through predictable stages as they care for someone? Guest blogger Carole Ann Alloway is a family caregiver who along with her colleague, Sara Shearkhani, have identified some predictable stages that many family caregivers go through. It's our hope that this reflective piece, written from the experience of caregivers, is helpful to you or someone you know.

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ALL, Finding your way through the system, Stories about caregiver experiences  
  
May 2014

May 13, 2014 10:14 AM

Even though many of us will eventually need it, we don't often think about long term care  -- out of sight, out of mind. It's also easy to forget that for some, like Peter Farrah, long term care is a reality at a young age. Whether young or old, the quality of long term care services in Canada is an important issue that needs attention and consideration.  We can learn a lot from the experiences of patients like Peter as reported by Susan Burgess, CBC News.

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ALL, About the healthcare system , Finding your way through the system, Stories about patient experiences  
  
October 2013

Oct 23, 2013 2:16 PM
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READ THE REPORT

The report, Patient Engagement Project: Mount Dennis Community, was one of Kevin Leonard's final works for Patient Destiny.

Kevin Leonard, founder of Patient Destiny, was in the vanguard of the patient movement in Ontario. Patient Destiny advocated for easy patient access to their records as the first and most important step in patient engagement.

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ALL, Digital health and patients, Finding your way through the system, Patient-centred measures, Patient engagement, Patient safety  
  
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