Virtually everyone that we surveyed recommended doing some advance preparation before bringing family caregiver advisors and health providers together as collaborators.
Critical Success Factors
These six factors are predictors of success for organizations that are seeking to engage caregiver advisors.
This two-minute video highlights common barriers to effective communication in advisory meetings with patients and caregivers.
Use this workbook to overcome the five challenges identified in the video.
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.