Do you want to help family caregivers?
There are over one million people in BC caring for a family member or friend. You can help family caregivers gain the recognition they need as partners in care. If you’ve been a family caregiver, your experience can help others. There are many ways to get involved.
Patients as partners: the move to patient—and family—centred care
One-third of family caregivers are in distress. They don’t feel heard, they’re overworked and under-supported.
Family caregivers are essential to the health care system—they provide 80% of the care! Yet, they’re often not recognized or included as a partner in care. Learn more about how you can help family caregivers receive the recognition and support they need.