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Contingency and Emergency Planning

Caregivers in Ontario provide an average of between 11-30 hours of care per week, supporting a family member, partner, friend, or neighbour.

The physical and emotional support they provide is crucial to the health and well-being of the person  they care for.

But what happens when the caregiver is unavailable, or an emergency arises that affects their care duties?

With burnout at an all-time high, caregivers need their own support networks and a contingency plan for the person they care for.

OCO’s free Contingency Plan and Emergency Plan templates can help you plan and give you the peace of mind you need.

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Becoming a Caregiver
What’s in this podcast:

Host Michelle Jobin is joined by Mieko Ise, Program Advisor for The Ontario Caregiver Organization, to talk about the realities of becoming a caregiver.

I’m a caregiver

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The Joys of Caregiving

Rick shares insights and lessons learned while caring for his elderly parents.

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Most of us, at some point in our lives, will be a caregiver to someone close to us. A caregiver provides physical and/or emotional support to a family member, partner, friend, or neighbour. Who do you care for?