A Closer Look
In early 2020, the risk of contracting COVID-19 became a heightened concern around the globe. To reduce the risk of spread, Ontarians adopted social distancing and quarantine practices. Between March 10th and 20th 2020, the Ontario Caregiver Organization surveyed family caregivers to understand some of the initial impacts of COVID-19 on those who support a family member, partner, friend or neighbour who has a physical or mental health challenge.
This information was used to create a suite of COVID-19 informational sheets for family caregivers