Do you act as the family or informal caregiver for an older adult? Have you been looking for information and support for the caregiver role?
This course was designed for caregivers of older adults and funded through the Ontario Ministry of Seniors Affairs. Given the COVID-19 crisis, it is now open to anyone new to caregiving. Many principles and realities of providing care in a family or informal context are the same regardless of diagnosis. This noted, McMaster University asks that you consult your healthcare provider or public health for evidence-based guidance in the case of illness, including COVID-19.
Caregiving Essentials is a not-for-credit course that is delivered entirely online. this learning model enables you to work through the course at your own pace. The course will guide you through the modules and direct you to a wide variety of resources. You will be guided to complete the course over an 8-10 week period, but you may complete the course on your own time.
The five modules include:
Participants may register for the course any time between October 13, 2020 and July 9, 2021. The course will end on August 9, 2021. Learn more and register for the Caregiving Essentials Course
For more information or support, please contact Continuing Education by email at firstname.lastname@example.org