Caregiver-Support-Sessions Caregiver Support Sessions

Caregiver Support Sessions

On this page you will find a selection of pre-recorded versions of Caregiver Support Sessions. These sessions provide tools to meet the unique needs of  caregivers with the aim of reducing stress, learning new coping and problem solving skills. The support sessions are used in conjuction with the Caregiver Support Session Handbook provided below. The handbook is used to:

  • Guide you through each session
  • Act as a resource for information 
  • Act as a discussion prompt
  • Be a place to write down notes or items to follow up with
Keep the handbook as a resource to use throughout your caregiving journey.


If you are looking for more information after watching the sessions, you can contact the After Stroke Warmline at 1-888-540-6666 or email afterstroke@marchofdimes.ca.


Sessions

Sharing Your Story 

Share your story with others in a similar role. Learn about self-management and identify what it means as a caregiver.




Changing Roles in Your Relationship

Learn about relationship changes after a stroke while practicing identifying the roles you embody. Listen to discussions on how your roles have changed since the stroke and their impact




Behaviour Changes & Managing Your Emotions: Mood, Thought and Perception

Learn how stroke affects cognition, mood and perception. Learn about the stages of grief. Listen to discussions on reactions to emotions and strategies of care.




Community Connections

Learn about stroke services in the community and how to navigate the healthcare system as a caregiver.




Stress Management: Managing the Rollercoaster

Learn about the different aspects of stress and listen to discussions on self-care stress strategies.




Communication: Key for Caregivers

Learn the different components of communication and listen to discussions on how communication changes after a stroke.




How to be “Caregiver Smart”

After learning how to navigate the healthcare system develop a Caregiver Emergency Preparedness Plan. Listen to discussions on questions about how to be an advocate for yourself and the stroke survivor.







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