This week, we point you to an essay he wrote for the CBC Radio program Tapestry. In it, he explores why physicians and other health care providers tend to look at family caregivers as little more than a patient’s “living crutch.” He also explains why caregivers’ attempts to advocate for better care are sometimes met with indifference or animosity.
- How to push for answers when talking with health service providers
- Insisting you need to be involved in your relative’s care plan can be intimidating
- Health service providers can help family caregivers more easily than they may think