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All of our knowledge products are available to download here. We encourage mental health & substance use disorder organizations everywhere to share, use and adapt these caregiver advisor knowledge products to meet their needs, with credit to Building a Framework for Supporting Meaningful Family Caregiver Engagement as the source.

Readiness Knowledge Products

Helping organizations to prepare for meaningful family caregiver advisor engagement.

Recruiting Knowledge Products

Helping organizations find and engage caregiver advisors.

Onboarding Knowledge Products

Helping organizations prepare caregiver advisors to share their experiences and make meaningful contributions.

Sustaining Knowledge Products

Helping organizations to retain caregiver advisors and learn about their experiences.

Other Helpful Resources

While our project focused on establishing a framework for meaningful family caregiver advisor engagement within mental health and substance use disorder organizations across Ontario, there are a number of other resource hubs that provide tools and resources for the general caregiver advisor experience:

Patient Voices Network (PVN)
Resources and tools for collaborating with patients, caregiver advisors, and health care workers.

The Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO)
Resources and tools for engaging caregivers in their caregiving and advising roles.

Embrace Caregivers
Resources and tools for caregivers on their caregiving journey.

Healthcare Excellence Canada
A collective hub of resources and tools for engaging with patients and caregiver advisors.

Health Quality Ontario (HQO)
List of programs and initiatives for partnering with patients and caregivers.

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Building a Framework for Supporting Meaningful Family Caregiver Engagement

We set out to understand how to build and maintain meaningful collaborative partnerships with family caregiver advisors at mental health and substance use disorder organizations in Ontario, as well as to co-design knowledge products for organizations seeking to engage family caregiver advisors. Learn more about our guiding research and co-design process, About us.

Funding for this project was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and The Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health with The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research.

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